Stories tagged with: Zanesville Memorial Concert Band

July 31, 2015 - 1:45pm
17 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Summer Concert Series is coming to a close this weekend.

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is playing its final show of the season at Zane's Landing Park Sunday, along with a special guest.

"Our final concert of the year, we've always invited in an Ohio born and educated conductor/composer and we've had number of them over the years, and this time we really feel privileged to have 1st Lieutenant Ryan J. Nowlin, he is the Assistant Director of the President'...

July 19, 2015 - 6:44pm
19 weeks 1 min ago

Traveling didn't cost a thing tonight.

Thanks to the fourth installment of the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band. The theme of the night was 'All Around the World'. The audience traveled to Italy, Ireland, England and finally back home to the U.S.

"We have songs that have different countries and such in their titles, for instance we're doing the 'Irish Tune from County Derry," said Assistant Conductor Janine Schmelzer.

The 55 band members have been working to...

July 19, 2015 - 3:27pm
19 weeks 7 hours ago

Due to storms coming into the area, the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is moving its concert out of Zane's Landing Park. 

The band will still be playing Sunday. The concert will take place in Secrest Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. and is free to attend. 

June 21, 2015 - 7:39pm
22 weeks 6 days ago

Music you can move to danced in the warm breeze at Zane Landing park this evening.

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band performed for the second time this summer. Around 300 people came to watch the 55 band members perform.The set featured hits like 'Mambo Number 5'. Artistic Director of the band Jeff Roquemore said the weather was the icing on top of a musical cake.

"The best thing about today besides the band sounding great tonight, the weather," said Roquemore....

June 4, 2015 - 8:14am
25 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert band is ready to sound the horn on its summer concert series. 

The band will play its first performance of the season Sunday at Zane's Landing Park. The band's artistic director, Jeff Roquemore, said a live, in the park performance, shines light on an aging form of entertainment. 

"We just think it's almost a maybe forgotten tradition," Roquemore said. "Bands were always in communities. There wasn't TV and all the media...

July 20, 2014 - 6:52pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The summer humidity was no match for the chilly winter atmosphere at Zanes Landing Park this evening.

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band held a Christmas In July concert for area residents today. Those who came got to enjoy popcorn, the sunshine and a taste of the December holiday. Artistic Director Jeff Roquemore says the performance featured a variety of different musical works.

"It's a lot of different types of Christmas music, so it is a varied program. There's a sing...

July 6, 2014 - 8:03pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

Area residents got to end their Fourth of July weekend with a patriotic concert at Zanes Landing this evening.

The musical entertainment was put on by the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band. The group has been together 91 years, and according to Jeff Roquemore, Artistic Director of the band said this concert has been going on since the group was formed.

"This is probably our 91st July Fourth kind of weekend concert. We always have a very strong patriotic theme. We do have a...

June 22, 2014 - 7:24pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

Those young and young at heart enjoyed Sunday night's performance by the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band.

The concert at Zane's Landing Park was the second of the band's summer series and catered to kids with music from Frozen as well as Pirates of the Caribbean.

"We have a pirate who is going to announce the sections of the band," said Janine Schmelzer Bock. "Then the pirate is going to stick around for a song that we're going to play called '...

June 8, 2014 - 7:35pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

Secrest Auditorium came alive with music Sunday night as the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band kicked off its 2014 summer concert series.

In addition to the concert band, an honor band made up of 60 area high school students also joined in the second half of the show to play a variety of tunes including a James Bond medley. The concert was the first of five that will be available for free to the public this year.

"I'm just real appreciative of all the...

March 24, 2014 - 5:30pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is gearing up for another hot summer concert season, but they are in need of your support.

After the merger of the 7th Regiment and Armco bands in 1923, the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band was formed. Since then they have promoted the arts and music within our schools and the community. This will be the 91st year of the band performances.

 "We have our special concerts this year, of course around July 4th we do a lot of...

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