CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The CVSM Community Symphonic Band is accepting new members who are interested in performing in its special Memorial Day concert. The eclectic concert program will include concert band music, and some patriotic numbers.
Led by Tim Gotwald, the band has an active member list of nearly 100 musicians, and anyone who can read and perform graded band music at high school level is invited to participate.
Rehearsals are at 2 p.m. Sundays, beginning May 6, in the Chambersburg Area Middle School band room. The concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 28, at the Chambersburg Memorial Park Bandshell. Participation in the band and attendance at the concert are both free.
Gotwald retired from the Chambersburg Area School District after 37 years of service. He taught elementary music and was the CASHS band director. Gotwald teaches flute as a member of the CVSM faculty.
For more information, call the Cumberland Valley School of Music at 717-261-1220 or go to www.cvsmusic.org.