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New Horizons Band (and New Horizons Beginner Band)

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If you have ever wished:

  • You could revisit your high school band days
  • You could play for fun in a band at a relaxed pace
  • You could have fun making music with new friends

...Now's the time to join the Music School’s New Horizons Band! 

New Horizons Band - Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:15 pm, **now starting Oct. 28, 2021** (Tuition is $140 for 10 weeks)

A community band that welcomes adults of all ages who play woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments. No auditions, no requirements, just reasonable comfort on your instrument to get started.

New Horizons Beginner Band - Thursdays, 5:45 - 6:45 pm, starting Sep. 30, 2021 (Tuition is $195 for 14 weeks)

Always wanted to join a band but your mom wouldn’t let you play a loud instrument? This weekly group class of mixed band instruments will start at the very beginning and help you gain enough comfort to play in an ensemble, including the New Horizons Band!

Please note: Ensemble members must be vaccinated for Covid-19 in order to participate in this in-person ensemble. Masks are required at all times when members are speaking or not playing their instruments, and members are strongly encouraged to use bell covers made of material consisting of MERV13 material or ASTMF2100 (or similar) standard, such as these:

• McCormick’s (various sizes available): https://www.mccormicksnet.com/COVIDInstrument-and-Safety-s/863.htm

• Protec (various sizes available): www.protecstyle.com 

Please visit our Covid Response Update page for a full list of protocols.

About the Director
Maria Isaak performs as a bassoonist with a number of ensembles throughout New England. As director of the Purple Finches choral program, she has enabled her students to win highly competitive auditions each year for the OAKE National Choir, to appear in prominent community events, and to collaborate with Eastern Ballet, Suncook Valley Community Chorus, and Concord Chorale. Maria received a master’s degree in bassoon performance from the New England Conservatory and studied choral music at the International School for Kodály Studies in Hungary. She is also on the faculty at St. Paul’s School.

Maria has decades of experience teaching band instruments and directing public and private school band programs, including the San Francisco public schools and multiple school districts in New Hampshire and Maine. At the Concord Community Music School, she teaches bassoon, coaches woodwind chamber music ensembles, and has led the 60-voice Purple Finches Youth Chorus program for 17 years.

Time & Location

Date 09-30-2021
Event End Date 01-20-2022
Registration Start Date 10-01-2021
Cut off date 11-01-2021
Online registration is no longer available. To register, please call 603-228-1196.