Friday, 14 March 2014 10:08

Ballston Spa Community Band To Perform A Free Show At Saratoga Middle School

By Staff Report | Entertainment
BALLSTON SPA – Ballston Spa Community Band, now in its ninth year of music-making, will offer a public performance on Wednesday, March 19 at Saratoga Springs Middle School on Maple Avenue. The group was formed and is directed by Ms. Tracy DeRagon, chair of the music program at Ballston Spa Central Schools. The Community Band is made up of community members and students from Saratoga and surrounding counties. The band has previously performed at Saratoga ArtsFest, Lake George Community Band Festival, Ballston Spa High School, Proctor’s Theater and many other venues in the region. Several area music teachers are members of the group, and for this performance, they will serve as conductors for various numbers. Kelly Seymour, music teacher at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Ballston Spa and Andy Janack, music teacher at Maple Avenue Middle School will share conducting honors. In addition, several of Mr. Janack’s students will join the group for one number. The performance will offer a broad array of musical styles, including selections from the Broadway musical Annie; a medley of Michael Jackson: Through the Years; First Suite in E-flat by Gustav Holst, Fantasy on Yankee Doodle and several other pieces. The concert is free and begins at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Peter Miller at (518) 893-7484 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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