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Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs New Horizons Band

Month and Year Founded: January 2006
Sponsor: First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs
Type of Ensemble: Concert Band
Total Membership: 60
Tuition / Membership Fee: None
Rehearsal Day and Time: Wednesday
2:00 PM
Rehearsal Address: First Presbyterian Church
9751 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
Director: Ben Truax
Contact Person: Keith Merrill
(765) 621-4898
kmerrill [at] 1num [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 9751 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
Web Site: web.me.com/bonitanewhorizonband
Last Update: 12/13/2011
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Coral Gables

Frost School of Music New Horizons Band

Month and Year Founded: October 2009
Sponsor: Frost School of Music, University of Miami
Type of Ensemble: Band
Total Membership: 35
Tuition / Membership Fee: $150/Semester
Rehearsal Day and Time: Saturday
9:00-11:00 AM
Rehearsal Address: University of Miami
Frost School of Music
1314 Miller Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Director: Don Coffman
Contact Person: Don Coffman
(305) 284-8645
frostnhb [at] miami [dot] edu
Group Mailing Address: P.O. Box 248204
Coral Gables, Florida 33124-3410
Web Site: Click For Web Site
Last Update: 7/9/2014

 

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Gainesville

Oak Hammock Chamber Players

Month and Year Founded:  August 2013
Sponsor: Institute for Learning in Retirement
Type of Ensemble: Chamber Music Group
Total Membership: 18
Tuition / Membership Fee: $10/Semester
Rehearsal Day and Time: Thursday
1:00 PM
Rehearsal Address: 5100 SW 25th Blvd
Oak Hammock at the University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32608
Director: Gary Langford
Contact Person: Michael Plaut
(352) 371-1301
smplaut [at] gmail [dot] com
Group Mailing Address:  5246 SW 24th Dr
Gainesville, FL 32608
Web Site:
Last Update: 10/21/2016

We play mostly classical music, but also popular folk, and holiday music as well. We are open to anyone who plays or has played a band or orchestral instrument. Our members include both residents of Oak Hammock, and musicians from the greater Gainesville Community. Our director, Gary Langford, is professor emeritus at the University of Florida. He was the university band director and has won many teaching awards. He also conducts the Gainesville Community Band, the Gainesville Pops Band, and the Alachua County Youth Orchestra. He has his own jazz ensemble as well.

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Gulfport

New Horizons Band at Gulfport

Month and Year Founded: May 2016
Sponsor: City of Gulfport, FL.
Type of Ensemble: Concert Band
Jazz Band
Group Ensembles
Total Membership: 70
Tuition / Membership Fee: $50/10 Week Session
Rehearsal Day and Time: Tuesday
5:00 p.m.
Rehearsal Address: Gulfport Senior Center
5501 27th Ave South
Gulfport, FL 33707
Director: Robert Schaer
Contact Person: Stan Myers
(727) 345-8790
smyers1 [at] tampabay [dot] rr [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 6949 12 Terrace North
St. Petersburg, FL 33710-6125
Web Site: newhorizonsbandgulfport.org
Last Update: 12/14/2016
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Jacksonville

New Horizons Conservatory Community Band and Orchestra

Month and Year Founded: August 2010
Sponsor: Northeast Florida Conservatory Inc.
Type of Ensemble: Concert Band
Concert Orchestra
Total Membership: 55
Tuition / Membership Fee: None, Donations Only
Rehearsal Day and Time: Tuesday, Band, 6:30 PM
Monday, Orchestra, 6:30 PM
Rehearsal Address: 11363 San Jose Blvd, Bldg 200
Jacksonville, Florida 32223
Director: Richard Dickson
Contact Person: Richard Dickson
(904) 374-8639
richardadickson [at] comcast [dot] net
Group Mailing Address: 11363 San Jose Blvd, Bldg 200
Jacksonville, Florida 32223
Web Site: www.nfconservatory.org
Last Update: 10/30/2010
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Melbourne

New Horizons Band Melbourne

Month and Year Founded: September 2003
Sponsor:
Type of Ensemble: Band
Total Membership: 51
Tuition / Membership Fee: $20/month Singles
$30/month Married Couples
Rehearsal Day and Time: Tuesday
9:00-11:00 AM
Rehearsal Address: 1924 Melody Lane
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Director: Rene Hulsker
Contact Person: Robert Comer
(347) 497-0506
robertbfree3 [at] aol [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 2135 N. Courtney Pkwy. C221
Merritt Island, Florida 32953
United States
Web Site: www.newhorizonsbandmelbourne.org
Last Update: 04/05/2016
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Naples

Naples New Horizons Band

Month and Year Founded: January 2004
Sponsor:
Type of Ensemble: Concert Band
Total Membership: 60
Tuition / Membership Fee: $50/Season (Oct.-Apr.)
Rehearsal Day and Time: Thursday
10:00 AM
Rehearsal Address: Mayflower Church
2900 County Barn Road
Naples, Florida 34112
Director: Ken Carper
Contact Person: Ken Carper
(239) 304-2688
k [dot] carper [at] comcast [dot] net
Group Mailing Address: 5630 Star Grass Lane
Naples, Florida 34116
Web Site:  http://www.naplesnhband.com
Last Update: 5/4/2017
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Pensacola

Pensacola Bay Concert Band

Month and Year Founded: November 2014
Sponsor: Schmidt Music & Repair
Type of Ensemble: Concert Band
Total Membership: 70
Tuition / Membership Fee: Determined by member
Rehearsal Day and Time: Monday, 6:30 to 8:15 PM
Rehearsal Address: Christ Church Parish
18 West Wright Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
United States
Director: Tony Chiarito, Ann Leffard
Contact Person: Greg Vannoy
(850) 293-4105
vankoz11 [at] gmail [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 2320 N. 14th Avenue
Pensacola, Florida 23503
Web Site: PBCBweb.com
Last Update: 1/10/2017
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Rockledge

New Horizons Jazz Band of Rockledge

Month and Year Founded: January 2016
Sponsor:
Type of Ensemble: Jazz Band
Total Membership: 15
Tuition / Membership Fee: $20/Monthly
Rehearsal Day and Time: Friday 2PM
Rehearsal Address: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1801 S. Fiske Blvd
Rockledge, FL 32955
Director: David Ewing
Contact Person: Dorothy Holley
yoj13 [at] aol [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 1102 Continental Ave
Viera, FL.32940
Web Site:  (in process)
Last Update: 2/1/2016

 


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Sanibel Island

Big Arts Concert Band

Month and Year Founded: November 2003
Sponsor: Barrier Island Group For the Arts (Big Arts)
Type of Ensemble: Concert Band
Total Membership: 40
Tuition / Membership Fee: None
Rehearsal Day and Time: Monday
6:30-8:30 PM
Rehearsal Address: St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
2304 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, Florida 33957
Director: Michael Lamade
Contact Person: Michael Lamade
(239) 482-4131
mblamade [at] embarqmail [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 12631 Plumosa Drive
Ft. Myers, Florida 33908
Web Site:
Last Update: 02/04/2016
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Tampa

New Horizons Band

Month and Year Founded: September 2009
Sponsor: Carrollwood Cultural Center
Type of Ensemble: Band
Total Membership:
Tuition / Membership Fee:
Rehearsal Day and Time:
Rehearsal Address: Carrollwood Cultural Center
4537 Lowell Road
Tampa, Florida 33618
Director: Helen Michaelson
Contact Person: Helen Michaelson
(813) 269-1310 ext. 205
helen [at] carrollwoodcenter [dot] org
Group Mailing Address: 4537 Lowell Road
Tampa, Florida 33618
Web Site: www.carrollwoodcenter.org/index.html
Last Update: 8/24/2009
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The Villages

Bands of The Villages

There are now three concert bands in The Villages, in addition to a wind ensemble (audition required,) Strollers Band, Jazz Band, German Band, and ensemble groups for flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, brass, French horn, etc.

All the above groups fall under the umbrella of Bands of The Villages. If you are a member of any concert band you are eligible to audition for or join any group. You must reside in The Villages to participate (or be a guest.)


 The Villages Concert Band

(See second concert band below.)

Month and Year Founded: 2002
Sponsor: The Bands of the Villages
Type of Ensemble: Band, Strollers, Jazz Band
Clarinet/Sax/Horn Ensembles
Total Membership: 110
Tuition / Membership Fee: None (The sponsor supplies all funding necessary
for the purchase of equipment, music, instruction, etc.)
Rehearsal Day and Time: Tuesday
7:00-9:00 PM
Rehearsal Address: Mulberry Grove Recreation Center
8445 S.E. 165th Mulberry Lane
The Villages, Florida 32162
Director: Jean Butler, Music Director
Ward Green, Associate Music Director
Contact Person: Jean Butler
(352) 751-3401
butlerjean [at] comcast [dot] net
Group Mailing Address: 3145 Hillside Lane
The Villages, Florida 32162
Web Site: vlgs-bands.home.comcast.net
Last Update: 5/10/2012

The Villages New Horizons Concert Band

Month and Year Founded: August 2005
Sponsor: The Bands of the Villages
Type of Ensemble: Band
Total Membership: 125
Tuition / Membership Fee: None (The sponsor supplies all funding necessary
for the purchase of equipment, music, instruction, etc.)
Rehearsal Day and Time: Thursday
9:00-11:00 AM
Rehearsal Address: Mulberry Grove Recreation Center
8445 S.E. 165th Mulberry Lane
The Villages, Florida 32162
Director: Ward Green
Contact Person: Ward Green
(352) 348-3398
wcg47 [at] yahoo [dot] com
Group Mailing Address: 601 Hartley Place
The Villages, Florida 32162
Web Site: vlgs-bands.home.comcast.net
Last Update: 5/10/2012
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