Want To Get Back To Playing Your Band Instrument?
What Is This Band Hoping To Be?
This is a orchestral project in North Texas for anyone over 18 to remember and enjoy playing their band instrument with a like minded group of people. We hope to have enough proficient players to help the re-players gain their chops back in casual jam sessions. This will probably be a ‘Flex Band” type orchestra.
Playing is like riding a bike; you don’t forget how, but your muscles need to work back up to speed!
Where In North Texas Will It Be?
Founder lives in Anna, and would hope to draw people from anywhere within a 20 mile radius. Meeting/practice place TBD, probably in McKinney or Melissa area.
Who Can Join?
Anyone over 18 can join. We are a “project” so even if you don’t play well, or have forgotten alot, we want you! Music is fun and soothing. We will get better and better. Hoping we can find places to play some of our re-found musical skills at some point in the near future!
What Type Of Music Will Be Played?
Short answer is: any! Obviosuly we will start with school type orchestral arrangements of varying difficulty. We’d love input from everyone in the band. Big Band and Jazz would be great, movie soundtracks, even re-written pop music from any era. We can do themes, or just a variety to challenge our skills.
What Will This Cost?
There will be some dues, mainly to cover the facilities fees we may encounter, and the New Horizons International membership fees. Of course, music scores will be a cost. Once we get going, we’ll know more about fees.
The more members we have, the less it costs. Tell your friends!
Things We Need
As of October 2022, this is a shiny new group! We need YOU to come out and play some notes with us! Be a founding member that helps choose how we get this organized! (need bassoon, euphoniums, clarinets, french horns specifically!)
This group will start as a ‘jam session’ type, but if you know of, or ARE, someone who would like to direct, please email us!
A Location To Play
Location will largely be deteermined by our member base. We’d love to have a couple of locations in case one is busy for our regular sessions. Do you know of a great Location?