Milford Concert Band lines up holiday concert series

Residents can get into the holiday spirit with fellow members of the community as the Milford Concert Band presents its annual holiday concert series, A Neighborhood Christmas, at Milford City Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, the Milford Senior Center on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 1:30 p.m. and at Trinity Episcopal Church in Trumbull on Monday evening, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.

Under the direction of city resident Duane Berge, the band will play selections of holiday classics, and the audience will be invited to sing along to festive favorites. This year the band will perform music from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Prokofiev’s  Peter and the Wolf  as well as Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride.

The Milford Concert Band is made up of 35 people from Milford and surrounding towns who share a common love for performing music. Musicians range from teenagers to senior citizens, both amateur and semi-professional. New members are welcome to rehearse on Monday evenings at the Fowler Memorial Building.

The concert is free and open to the public (donations welcome). Milford City Hall is located at 110 River Street. The Milford Senior Center is at 9 Jepson Drive at the corner of High Street, and Trinity Church is at 1734 Huntington Turnpike, at the corner of Bridgeport Avenue in Trumbull.

For more information call Berge at 203-247-1730.