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Travel with the community band

Every year the Campbell River Community Band’s director Céline Ouellette is faced with the challenge of choosing a theme and finding music for the annual spring concert. This spring’s concert, scheduled for Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m. meets all of the requirements.

The theme, “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” represents every conceivable mode of transportation from tall ships to rocket ships.

The concert takes place in Carihi’s multi-purpose room and will include two guests. Band member Phil Cassidy will conduct several numbers and Rick Howell will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Howell, a retired English and drama teacher, is renowned for the way he introduces the music at the Comox Valley Concert Band concerts.

The Campbell River Community Band has been together for 18 years, mostly under the baton of founding director Ouellette. The band rehearses together once a week from September to May.

Tickets to Planes Trains and Automobiles are available from band members or at the door. The cost is $5, or $12 for a family.

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