Traverse City Events: The Northwestern Michigan College Concert Band's annual free outdoor Summer Series begins Thursday, June 28, 2012. Formed in 1973, the Concert Band now has more than 50 members including both high school and college students alongside adult members. Band muscians all range in expertise, from amateur to professional. The summer concert series is under the direction of John W. Beery, who has served as principal tuba with, among others, the Saginaw Symphony Orchestra and the West Michigan Wind Ensemble, and has been a member of the Interlochen Arts Camp staff for more than 26 years.
2012 Summer Schedule:
Music House Museum in Acme, 7:30 p.m. Rain location: Howe Arena, Grand Traverse County Civic Center
National Cherry Festival, 1 p.m.
Hull Park behind the Traverse Area District Library, 7:30 p.m. Rain location: Howe Arena, Grand Traverse County Civic Center
Grand Traverse Pavilions 7 p.m