THE VILLAGES HOMETOWN BAND
is comprised of Villages residents with a variety of musical backgrounds,
from professional to those who have picked up their instruments after
an extended hiatus. The band currently has 97 members and performs
concert band music from Broadway, Hollywood, marches and pop classics.
The Hometown Band performs at the Savannah Center,
throughout The Villages and beyond.
The band rehearses Tuesdays from 4-6pm at Mulberry Recreation
Center in The Villages, from mid-August through April.
Tuesday, 4 to 6pm, Mulberry Grove
Hugh Wicks 352-431-8004
BANDS OF THE VILLAGES
Patriotic Spectacular Concert
Sunday 3 July, 3pm or 7 pm
Savannah Center 1545 Buena Vista Blvd
Join the Bands of the Villages in their annual celebration of America!
Volunteer musicians from three of the Villages’ largest bands combine
their talents to perform a variety of patriotic music. The music is guaranteed
to reflect the heartbeat of our nation with selections from World War II,
Dixieland favorites, Sousa marches, and even a special presentation
of the Battle Hymn of the Republic.
And yes, of course, we’ll pay tribute to our Armed Forces. For those who
have served in the military, please feel welcome to wear Service caps.
What a great way to get ready to celebrate the fourth of July? Put on
your red, white, and blue; and come out for a “shot” of good old-fashioned
patriotism. Tickets are on sale at the Villages Box Offices for $15.00.
In addition to enjoying the Patriotic Spectacular music extravaganza,
it’s noteworthy that a large portion of the ticket sales will be donated to
the Ukraine relief efforts and to the Fisher House of Tampa.
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 email@example.com
Attendance Policy for playing a Concert
rehearsals are expectations for
a bandsman to play
in the concerts.
There could be cogent reasons that prohibit attendance at every rehearsal.
However, the band’s
policy to play in a concert include attendance of the
last four rehearsals
plus the dress
If there are unusual
the attendance requirements,
a member may
contact the Director
in an effort to obtain
Section leaders are
to be informed about
THE VILLAGES HOMETOWN BAND CALENDAR