New Covington Concert Band – First Meeting November 2nd

New Covington Concert Band – First Meeting November 2nd

The City of Covington is partnering with local musicians to form the Covington Concert Band, a new concept to create another outlet for local talent to perform in Covington. Community musicians are invited to attend an informational meeting on November 2nd at Bogue Falaya Hall at 7 pm.

Meredith Berry Jr. approached Mayor Mark Johnson and City Councilmen Larry Rolling and Rick Smith with the idea of a Covington Concert band with local musician’s performing 5 to 8 times a year at Covington venues. They will hold auditions and practices will be held on Thursdays at 6:30pm at the Bogue Falaya Hall.

Erik Morales from Mandeville has been chosen to conduct the band. Morales has extensive experience in composing bestselling music for many types of genres including classical, jazz and chamber ensembles, and has participated in featured performances across the globe.

Mayor Mark Johnson said, “We invite everyone from the Northshore to attend the informational meeting on Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Bogue Falaya Hall at 7:00pm.” Bogue Falaya Hall is located at 317 N. Jefferson Ave.

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