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Course Description

SWING BAND

The New Horizons Band umbrella also includes a swing band which plays many of the war-time songs by such iconic musicians as Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey. Its repertoire also includes newer jazz and pop pieces suitable for dancing or just listening. This band demands a higher level of musical ability and participation must be approved by the director.

DIXIE DUKES

In the same fashion, The Dixie Dukes is an additional band playing New Orleans-style Dixieland music. This small band is comprised of one instrument per part playing scored music which features individual soloists. This band demands a higher level of musical ability and participation must be approved by the director.

REQUIREMENTS

Members of the swing band and Dixie Duke band must be members of the New Horizons Concert Band.  In some cases where certain instrumentation is required in the swing or Dixie, but not in the concert band, the policy may be waived at the discretion of the director.

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Section Title
New Horizons Band: Swing Band/Dixie Dukes
Type
Classroom
Days
W
Time
3:30PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2019 to Nov 20, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fees
Tuition non-credit $50.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

Required: For participation in any of the bands, you must be a paid member of OLLI ($45 annual dues) for the 2019-20 academic year, in addition to band fees. Members of the Swing Band and Dixie Dukes must also be members of the New Horizons Concert Band.  In some cases, where certain instrumentation is required in Swing or Dixie but not in the concert band, the policy may be waived at the discretion of the director.

There is ample parking at Durham Academy Middle School Campus after 3:15pm when parents have picked up students from school.

Please note the fee for this course will be $50 instead of $60.

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