The OLLI at Duke New Horizons Band is part of the New Horizons International Music Association, which includes over 175 bands in Canada and the United States. This program is designed to give people 50 years and older a place to learn to play a musical instrument, pick up that old instrument they played years ago or continue to perform, for those who have continued to play all their lives. The New Horizons Band offers music experiences for the beginner and for more advanced players.
The Contra Band is for beginners, players who are starting back or players who want to learn another instrument. This is a fine opportunity for beginners to learn basic skills and experienced player to get back in shape. This band also offers members of the Concert Band an opportunity to get an extra day of rehearsal. Directors will be Donna Goldstein and Al Silverman.