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Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘Home for Christmas’

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Name: Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘Home for Christmas’
Date: December 14, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
Event Description:
The Rochester Community Concert Band will present their “Home for Christmas” concert on Tuesday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rochester Adams High School Auditorium, 3200 W Tienken Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48306. The concert is open to the public and free to attend. Donations are gratefully accepted.  
 
The concert will include, among others,” Sussex Mummer Christmas Carol” by Percy Grainger, “A Merry Heart and Soul” by Julie Giroux, a beautiful arrangement of “Silent Night” by Sean O’Loughlin, “The Eighth Candle” by Steve Reisteter, the popular Mariah Carey tune “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and “A Most Wonderful Christmas” arranged by Robert Sheldon.  Dr. Joe Bentley, Retired Professor of Music, Rochester University and the Executive Director and Conductor of the Choral Union of Rochester University, will narrate “A Christmas Tale (Beware the Krampus) by Randall Standridge.  
 
Santa himself will make a guest appearance conducting “Symphonic Prelude on Adeste Fidelis” and a seasonal favorite “Sleigh Ride.”  Santa will also be available for pictures in the auditorium lobby immediately following the concert.
 
The Rochester Community Concert Band welcomes guest conductors P. David Visnaw II, Retired Director of Bands, Anchor Bay High School, and Holly Huber, Band Director
 
COVID Precautions: For the safety of all, we ask all concert goers to wear a mask that covers both your nose and mouth while in the building, regardless of vaccination status, and sit spaced apart from other attendees not in your party.

 
About Rochester Community Concert Band
The 70-member all volunteer Rochester Community Concert Band is conducted by Paul F. DeRubeis and includes adult community members and advanced high school students from greater Rochester and Rochester Hills as well as students from Macomb Community College. The RCCB is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt organization; donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.
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Media Contact:
Paul F. DeRubeis
Conductor and Artistic Director
rochestercommunityconcertband@gmail.com
248-462-9043
@RochesterCCBand
Location:
Adams High School Auditorium,
3200 W Tienken Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48306.
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
dpascaretti@wideopenwest.com
Fees/Admission:
The concert is open to the public and free to attend. Donations are gratefully accepted.  
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