Lee County Community Band to perform Christmas celebration Dec. 11 | News, Sports, Jobs

The legendary Lee County Community Band will present its annual Christmas concert on Dec. 11. This fun-filled, free program begins at 3 pm at Cape Coral High School.

The band will perform a variety of sacred and secular music, including traditional carols and beloved holiday songs that will rekindle the wonder of Christmas from years past. The program includes “Santa Baby”with vocalist Jan Fenn; “White Christmas”, “Celtic Bell Carol”, “Hallelujah Chorus”, “Feliz Navidad”and “’Twas the Night Before”.

The 50-member adult band presents six concerts between November and April. Programs reflect the band’s well-earned reputation for lively, upbeat music and promise an entertaining mix of old favorites, energetic marches, beloved patriotic tunes, Broadway and Silver Screen hits, solos with vocalists Norman Jones and Jan Fenn, and a sing-along. Additional concert dates are Jan 8, Feb 5, March 12, and April 23.

Band members are musicians from all walks of life who reside in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties. The band welcomes new members every year. Persons interested in joining may phone Frances Pace at 239-691-3115.

Lee County Community Band concerts are free of charge (donations accepted), and open to the public. All concerts will be at Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd., one block north of Veterans Parkway, beginning at 3 pm

An institution in Southwest Florida, the band enjoys a large, loyal, and enthusiastic audience at every concert. Plan to arrive early for best choice of seating.

For additional information, visit www.leecountyband.org.

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