HBCU-style All-Star Band program comes to Oklahoma City

HBCU-style All-Star Band program comes to Oklahoma City

Native highschool and faculty college students may help protect the tradition of present fashion marching bands this summer season with the brand new Oklahoma Metropolis All-Star Band program supplied by OKC Parks.

The All-Star Band is modeled after the Traditionally Black Faculties and Universities (HBCU)-style marching bands, which showcase the expertise, vitality and fervour of their musicians.

The Oklahoma Metropolis program is for college students age 14 and up. It options rehearsals Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with showcase occasions on the finish of the summer season in Tulsa, Dallas and Tennessee.

Registration is $40, and devices are offered on a restricted foundation. Rehearsals are 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Douglass Excessive College, 900 N Martin Luther King Ave., and midday to 2 p.m. Saturdays on the Douglass Recreation Middle, 900 Frederick Douglass Ave.

Name (405) 297-1416 to register.

The common All-Star Band program has 60-90 college students, and cities with this system usually host exhibitions and competitions to showcase themselves and different bands. The league-like tradition helps applications assist one another financially and emotionally.

The high-energy HBCU-style performances require dedication, ardour and stamina. Every program has its personal distinctive fashion and objective, and the result’s pure enjoyable and pleasure as the scholars categorical themselves by music, dancing and elegance.

Go to okc.gov/parks for extra actions and applications from OKC Parks.

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