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Band of Blue Spring Concert impresses large crowd

The tradition continues for Band of Blue Director Tom Finigan and his wife Lori, as their younger son William performed in his first concert on Sunday. William plays the tuba for the CCMS Band. Photo submitted

The Colleton County Band of Blue Band presented their annual Spring Concert this past Sunday, March 22, 2015 in front of a large crowd at the Colleton County High School Performing Arts Center.

Selections including His Honor, MacIntyre Park Overture, North Penn Celebration, Hungarian Dance #6, and Let Us Rejoice: Fanfare and Hymn were crowd favorites. In addition, several selections from the 7th and 8th grade CCMS Bands, the CCHS Concert Band, the CCHS Symphonic Band and the CCHS Winter Percussion and Varsity Winter Guard, and CCMS Cadet Winter Guard impressed parents, friends and family on hand for the concert.

The Band of Blue Concert and Symphonic Band earned an Excellent Rating in Class III and in Class V this past Tuesday and Wednesday at the South Carolina Band Directors Association State Concert Festival at West Ashley High School. Both the Concert Band and Symphonic Band were conducted by Tom Finigan, Director of the Band of Blue.

The upcoming Saturday, March 28th, the Colleton County High School Winter Percussion, Varsity Winter Guard and the CCMS Cadets will compete at the 2015 CWEA Winter Ensemble Championships at Winthrop University.

This week, the Colleton County Middle School 7th and 8th grade bands will perform at the SCBDA State Concert Festival at the Charleston School of the Arts.

Cindy Crosby (702 Posts)