OUS Community Band to perform Friday

Published 12:03 pm Thursday, June 14, 2018

Concert at Lake Vesuvius Amphitheater

The Ohio University Southern Band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Lake Vesuvius Amphitheater.

The concert will feature musical selections from television shows and movies, along with patriotic marches and dance from various cultures.

The Lake Vesuvius Amphitheater is located 6.5 miles north of Ironton on County Road 29, one mile east of State Route 93, and just past the entrance to the recreation area above the historic iron furnace on the right.

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The concert is sponsored by the Southern Wayne Advocacy Council to help promote the southern Wayne National Forest. Those interested in attending are also encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

The OUS Community Band is a small concert band consisting of all different kinds of people from throughout the Tri-State, and is also always seeking new members.

The band rehearses from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday nights in the Ironton High School band room, and there is no audition. However, high school band experience, basic music reading, musicianship skills and access to a woodwind or brass instrument are required. Percussion instruments are provided.

The band’s next rehearsal after summer break is Monday, Aug. 20. For additional information, contact Dr. Pat McCoy at 740-533-4541 or email him at mccoy@ohio.edu.