Southlake, Texas- the City of Southlake and Arts Council Northeast are pleased to welcome the Southlake Community Band & Swing Band for a concert in the park on September 14, 2013. The concert will be held at Rustin Pavilion in Southlake Town Square located at 1400 E Southlake Blvd from 7:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
In January 1992, the Southlake Community Band was formed. At that time, the band was called the Lake Cities Community Band. Larry Samaritan, a professional musician in the New York/ New Jersey area, accepted the role as the first conductor of the band. The group’s first performance was given on April 3, 1993, as the finale act of the Carroll Senior High School Variety Show. The performance was great, the standing ovation was deafening and the band’s foundation for the future was firmly laid.
In 1997, the Southlake Community Band was accepted for Affiliate Membership in the Arts Council Northeast. Now boasting nearly 70 members, the Southlake Community Band & Swing Band are a vital part of northeast Tarrant County arts and entertainment community.
Through the Masterworks Music Series, the City of Southlake and Arts Council Northeast present free performances on selected evenings throughout the year. The Masterworks Music Series is designed to offer a varity of quality family entertainment to the community by utilizing the talent of local, regional and national artists. For more information, please call the City of Southlake Community Services at (817) 748-8019.