Come warm up with the band, as we musically transport you “South of the Border”. Put on your sunglasses, grab a cold drink and come join us on the sandy beaches of Florida, Mexico, California, Puerto Rico and Brazil.
The concert is on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at the Forest View Educational Center Theater, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights. The concert is free, but places are limited. Concerts are usually sold out. To reserve tickets, please email [email protected] or visit bit.ly/3EXaCsf. All remaining reservations will be available at the door. We will follow current CDC and Illinois COVID guidelines.
The band is a not-for-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Donations are used to offset the cost of producing concerts, to purchase music and instruments.
The Arlington Heights Community Concert Band began with three musicians in November 1979 and has grown to over 65 dedicated volunteer musicians of all skill levels and ages. Each band member has their own story of what they like about being a band member. Pietro Pisello, artistic director and conductor, together with all the musicians offer the public the most joyful musical experience possible.
Interested musicians are always welcome. Membership is open to anyone aged 14 and over who has experience playing a musical instrument. No audition is required and seating placement is at the discretion of the conductor. The band members have a variety of skill levels, from professional musicians to former high school and college musicians. Weekly rehearsals are from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays at Forest View Educational. The first rehearsals of each concert cycle allow time for interested potential musicians to “try us out”.
The band is proud to announce that the Arlington Heights Arts Commission has honored the Arlington Heights Community Band Orchestra with its Cultural Arts Award. The Cultural Arts Award celebrates the achievements of Arlington Heights artists or groups of artists who have created a significant body of work in their field.
The group is in partnership with Community Education District 214, receives support from the Arlington Heights Park District and the Village of Arlington Heights. The mission of the Arlington Heights Community Concert Band is to provide musical entertainment to the community, to provide community members with the opportunity to join and be part of a musical organization, to provide musical expression and growth individuals and contribute to the music of the community. appreciation.