Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Concert Band Get to Play It Again

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Concert Band Get to Play It Again

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Byline: Ellie Magee-Jessup Lismore City Concert Band

WITH assistance from the Lismore City Council, the Lismore City Concert Band is holding a reunion this afternoon followed by marching in the Lismore Lantern Parade.

Previous and current members will have the opportunity to perform band pieces with current band director Ben van Kleef and previous band directors John Allan, Maz Webb, Glen Kellett and Heath Florey.

Under these directors the band has had a dynamic and successful career, since it was established by John Allan in 1979, and is recently being re-built under Ben van Kleef. Both Ben, and Heath Florey before him, graduated from being a band member to director.

The LCCB has always encouraged musical development in the community. It has played during Anzac Day, at the Lismore Show, Australia Day and other various local community events. LCCB has participated in several eisteddfods, travelling from Brisbane down to Sydney with a few wins along the way, and has even held its own music camp at Lennox Head. …

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