Area musicians are encouraged to join the Rolla Town Band this summer. Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, June 12. The group needs both performers and sponsors.
The band will be conducted by Dr. Robert J. Cesario, assistant professor of arts, languages and philosophy at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Rehearsals will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in June, beginning June 12, in Room 138 Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla.
The band is open to musicians age 14 and older. All ability levels are welcome, including those who haven’t played in 20 years. Those without an instrument are encouraged to contact Cesario.
Missouri S&T students who join the band may enroll for two credit hours for the class Music 30 at Missouri S&T.
The Rolla Town Band’s first concert will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 5, on the Castleman Hall Green, located at 10th and State streets. Additional concert dates are July 12 and July 17.
Current sponsors for the Rolla Town Band include the Missouri S&T arts, languages and philosophy department and Arts Rolla.
Organizations and individuals interested in helping sponsor the Rolla Town Band this summer, as well as those interested in performing in the ensemble, are encouraged to contact Cesario at 573-341-4698 or firstname.lastname@example.org.