Rehearsals cancelled

As a result of the decisions of our host, Transylvania University, in response to the current public health situation, the rehearsals scheduled for March 19, March 26, and April 2 have been cancelled. As of now, our May 3 concert has not been cancelled.

This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

Stay well, everyone.

The time is here!

Thursday, Thursday, Thursday! Come to the band room at Mitchell Fine Arts Center at Transylvania University at 7:30 p.m. and hold on to your hats!
The Central Kentucky Concert Band is kicking off its 2015-2016 Season with its FORTIETH ANNUAL MEGA MONSTER OPEN REHEARSAL! Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring your mom and dad, provided they’re all over 18 and play a musical instrument!
There’ll be Ben Hawkins standing in front waving his arms frantically, providing ROCK STEADY conducting!
There’ll be whole notes, half notes, quarter notes and eighth notes, but don’t count on any rests!
There will be time signatures such as 4/4, 3/4, 5/8, and cut time!*
(*Time signatures have been invited, but have not been confirmed.)

Yes! This is it! This is what you’ve been waiting for ALL SUMMER LONG!
Oil those slides and valves, check your reeds, and
COME TO THE BAND ROOM ON Thursday, Thursday, Thursday! FOR A GREAT EVENING OF REHEARSAL FUN!

Playlist for May 3 concert

H. Owen Reed: La Fiesta Mexicana

  1. Prelude and Aztec Dance http://youtu.be/xZyXCOAjXrI
  2. Mass http://youtu.be/4kSlyE2JU9Y
  3. Carnival http://youtu.be/xIg9BqetvmY

John Williams: Overture to “The Cowboys” http://youtu.be/gT_DXHYPy4I

Genaro Codina: Zacatecas (march) http://youtu.be/NxdKXTdcHyc

Aaron Copland: “The Promise of Living” from The Tender Land http://youtu.be/oLVyRvp2Qbg

(You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser.) John Gibson: Sonora

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz31cD4MOsDqcm5YOFpqamYtd1U/view?usp=sharing

Clare Grundman: Kentucky 1800 https://youtu.be/pIb8mT8qZEw