THE VILLAGES NEW HORIZONS BAND
was founded in November 2005 and offers its members a wide variety
of music to perform for all listeners to enjoy. All members are Village residents
and come from varied backgrounds with one commonality, instrumental music
making in their retirement years.
The Villages New Horizons Band continues to support the philosophy of the
international program of The New Horizons International Music Association
which encourages and supports senior citizens involvement in instrumental music programs. NHB membership includes the Association of Concert Bands and the
Bands Of The Villages. The NHB supports various area groups and organizations through their donations derived from proceeds from our concerts.
New Horizons Band
Thursday, 9 to 11am, Mulberry Grove
John Stranges 607-329-3487
Fall Concert dress rehearsal is Sunday, Nov 13, 4 to 6pm, Savannah Center
(no uniform) ready to play 4pm
Fall Concert is Monday, Nov 14, at 7pm, Savannah Center, ready to play 5:30pm, dress is black pants, shoes, socks, white long sleeve collared shirt and musical scarf or tie (these will be given out to new members Nov 3 rehearsal
No rehearsal Nov 17 and 24
Rehearsal Dec 1 and 8 (rehearsing Spring music)
No rehearsals Dec 15, 22, 29
Rehearsals begin January 5, 2023
Spring Dress rehearsal, Sunday, April 2, 4 to 6pm at Savannah, no uniform
Spring concert, Monday, April 3 at Savannah, ready to play 5:30pm
All the above dates and times are subjected to change at any time.
Please visit our web site, if you need to review the current newsletter, our calendar of events, attendance policy or information on any of the other groups bandsofthevillages.com
The Villages Concert Band
is active in the area, supporting groups and organizations with the funds from all concerts.
Jean Butler, the conductor of The Villages Concert Band has built a great musical organization here in The Villages that approaches every playing opportunity with tremendous professionalism. Interested in becoming a part of The Villages Concert Band?
Jean Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attendance Policy for playing a Concert
As we continue grow
in quality of
performance and quantity of members
it is imperative to
have full attendance
at rehearsals. We all know that there are
very good reasons
why people are not
able to attend every rehearsal and those reasons are respected; however, the following guidelines have been established to insure
the highest level of performance that we
can possibly achieve.
It is expected you
attend at least 1/2 of
our rehearsals as well
as the dress rehearsal
in order to be able to perform at any
Concert. If for some reason you are unable
to achieve this, you
will still retain your membership in the
Band, but will not perform at that particular Concert.
You know how much practice you need in order to play the
music well, but keep
in mind that the full group needs YOU!
To achieve the proper blend and balance of
the ensemble, it is necessary that you are at each rehearsal to contribute your part
so the Director can make the necessary adjustments.
If there are special circumstances in not being able to meet the above requirements please contact the Director and you will
be notified of any exemption which
might be granted.
I hope you understand and support the
policies mentioned above while we
continue to improve musically.
THE VILLAGES NEW HORIZONS BAND CALENDAR
Nov 14, 2022
Mulberry Rec Ctr
8445 SE 165th Mulberry
The Villages, FL 32162
1545 Buena Vista Blvd
The Villages, 32162
Ready to Play 8:45am,
bring own stand
Ready to play 4pm,
Ready to play 5:30pm
Aug 25, 2022