Community band performs at ICHS on Sunday, Dec. 11
IMLAY CITY — The Belle Valley Community Band (BVCB) celebrates the holiday season with a presentation of “Winter Wonderland – A Season of Traditions” at the Imlay City High School gymnasium at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11.
BVCB spokesperson Art Smith says the upcoming concert rill feature variations of traditional Christmas favorites.
He adds that this year’s concert will also include an “old-fashioned” sing-along to involve audience members.
The Dec. 11 concert will feature a trio of conductors, to include Dave Coon, Christine Dodge and Steve Burns.
Among the musical selections are Christmas March by Edwin Franko Goldman; Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre; 12 Days of Christmas by Jerry H. Bilik; Sleigh Ride by Lero Anderson; Polar Express by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard; Laughing All the Way by Jaimes Pierpont; and White Christmas by Irving Berlin.
Tom Wearing started at the Tri-City Times in 1989, covering the Village of Capac as a beat reporter. He later served stints as assistant editor and editor. Today, he covers Imlay City and Almont as a staff writer. He enjoys music and plays drums and sings with various musical groups in the Detroit Metropolitan area.