The Valley Concert Band, featuring musicians from San Joaquin County, will be performing in Lodi on Nov. 14 at Hutchins Street Square. For the past seven years — with 32 of the finest musicians — the band, under the direction of conductor Chris Anderson, has delighted audiences with their “Pop’s” concert program. They perform show tunes, big band sounds, marches and traditional concert band music throughout Northern California.
The members of this band appear as soloists and performers in symphonies, concert bands, jazz ensembles and musical theatre productions all throughout San Joaquin County and Northern California.
Conductor Chris Anderson is a graduate of the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music.He been a music educator, performer and conductor for over 25 years. He is often featured as a soloist, clinician and guest conductor with area performing groups and schools. As a trombon ist, Anderson performs with the Swingaires, The Stockton Concert Band, SJDC Monday Night Jazz Band, tropical Nights and has performed with Mel Torme, Dave Brubeck, Arturo Sandoval and Claudia Villela.
The concert will be at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 14. Tickets for this program may be purchased for $25 at the Hutchins Street Square box office, 125 South Hutchins Street, Lodi. For more information call 333-5550.