Note from Joe

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Conducting the PCB for the last nine months has been a tremendous privilege. Jennifer Breitzmann, our band President, keeps asking if I am still having fun and the answer is still an enthusiastic “yes!”. I look forward to every rehearsal and every opportunity I have to conduct this wonderful group of musicians.

Succeeding Tommy Guilbert has been an honor but also a challenge. As the saying goes, Tommy is a “hard act to follow”. ...

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Ready for Something New

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We are currently getting ready for our November 22nd concert at the Eisemann Center. While the majority of this concert will feature transcriptions (original pieces written for orchestra or piano and orchestrated for concert band) we have one new piece that I am rehearsing with the band. “Music for Life” was composed in honor of Tommy Guilbert by Lew Buckley and the Association of Concert Bands. Lew, and the 2015 ACB Convention Band, premiered the piece in ...

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