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2018 Photo Gallery

Every Time We Say Goodbye...

Left: Paul Addison receives an award for serving as Webmaster for the Lafayette Citizens Band.
Center: The audience relaxes for the final concert of the season.
Right: The saxophone section during Vaughan Williams's "Sea Songs".

Left: The clarinet section during "Sea Songs".
Center: Another view of the Labor Day audience.
Right: Trumpeter Bruce Knepper solos on "Your Cheatin' Heart".

Top Left 2: Army veterans stand while the band plays "The Caissons Go Rolling Along".
Top Right 2: Marine veterans stand for the "Marines Hymn".
Bottom Left 3: Air Force veterans stand for the "Air Force Song".
Bottom Right 2: Navy veterans stand for "Anchors Aweigh".

Left and Right: Percussion plays on highlights from "West Side Story" on the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth.
Center: Cally and Selah listen to dad (Kevin, in the horn section).
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

Frank Muffin Band Entertains on Thursday Evening

The Frank Muffin Band provided music for a pleasant summer night.

Left: Hans Rees on guitar and Jerome Hemersbach on vocals.
Right: Emily Larimer on drums and Brittany Rees on bass fiddle.

The audience enjoys the music of the Frank Muffin Band.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

Lafayette Citizens Band Shows "Esprit de Corps"

(Left) Patty Hoover and Kate Wright performed pre-concert music on their clarinets.
(Right) Dan Keen received an award for 50 years of dedicated service to the Lafayette Citizens Band,
from Sheila Klinker on behalf of the Indiana General Assembly.

(Left) Eileen Hession Wiess sang "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "You'll Never Walk Alone".
(Right) Eileen's family was here to hear Eileen sing: Jerry, Jude Ann (front), Angie, Molly, Dennis and Eileen (back).

(Left) The audience enjoyed hearing the band play and Eileen sing.
(Center) The euphonium players' view while playing "You'll Never Walk Alone".
(Right) The horns, with the low brass in the background, play the "Men of Music March".

Shirley and Bob dance the Bossa Nova. They are visiting from Connecticut and celebrating their 32nd anniversary.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

Music on the Plaza Features a One-Man Band and an Alto Sax Soloist

We all know that Bill Kisinger can play the euphonium, but who knew he could sing?.

Left and center: The Lions Club gave out free popcorn, and the audience ate it up.
Right: Claudio and Margaret are here to listen to Claudio's dad Ian play.

The excellent sound of the band is enhanced by the use of the sound board (left),
and live streaming on Facebook is made possible with this mounted smart phone (right).

The percussion section with some of their toys for sound effects, and their marimba.

Wesley Taylor was the featured soloist in the Claude Smith "Fantasia for Alto Saxophone".

French horns and a bari sax on the left, tubas on the right, and Rico Moser playing in the Chicago medley in the middle.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

One Great Evening; Two Great Bands!

The first concert featured the Purdue Summer Band, directed by Jonathan Sweet (above) and Matt Conaway.

The Purdue Summer Band clarinet section (left) and saxes, English horn and French horns (right).

Left: Katie and JP enjoy the concert with Rose, Philip, George and Ambrose.
Right: The audience joins the Purdue Summer Band in "Hail Purdue".

The trumpet section (left) was featured in "Bugler's Holiday". The LCB concert was conducted by Matt Conaway (right).

What Was on the Program Thursday? Mostly Marches!

Win Grant's Money was the pre-concert entertainment at the "Mostly Marches" concert on July 12.

O'Charley's Restaurant gave out free pie and drinks at the concert.

Left: The bass clarinet section of the Lafayette Citizens Band.
Right: The band plays "Hoagy Carmichael in Concert".
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

Thanks for Celebrating the Stars and Stripes With Us on July 4!

Left: Steve Cotten led the Big Swing Band to start the show.
Right: The Tippecanoe Fife and Drum Corps provided music for the first intermission.

Left: The Lafayette Citizens Band and the Freedom Singers, early in the evening.
Right: Despite temperatures in the 90s, a large audience showed up for the Stars and Stripes celebration concert.

Left: The Singing Vendors, who entertain before each movie shown in Long Center, sang at the second intermission.
Right: The Lafayette Citizens Band and the Freedom Singers, as twilight fell.

The program ended with a blast. The audience watched a spectacular fireworks show for a half hour after the concert.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

The Lafayette Citizens Band presents "Music for a (Hot) Summer Evening"

Left: The Lions Club had water and free popcorn available for the audience.
Center and Right: Al Jones and the Riverboat Ramblers presented pre-concert music.

Left: Despite the hot and humid weather, a good crowd attended the "Music for a Summer Evening" concert.
Center and Right: Don, Allie, Rose and Tom enjoy the concert, while another family enjoys the free popcorn.

Left: Amanda, Eva and Carter enjoy the music and the popcorn.
Center: Vocalist Marcel Ramalho sang the "Toreador Song" from
Carmen and "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific.
Right: Steve Bells's euphonium bell glows in the evening.

Center: Bill Kisinger conducts the Lafayette Citizens Band.
Left and Right: The clarinet and brass sections.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

Flutes and Piccolos Keep the Rain Away

Left: The Red Note Jazz Combo, a West Lafayette student group, provided pre-concert music.
Right: John and his children Tom and Rose listen to the "Valzer Compreste".

Loyal and supportive audience members showed up for the concert, despite the threat of rain.

Left: Piccolo players Celeste Kerbyson-Edwards and Bryana Bunte perform with the band in "When Johnny Comes Marching Home".
Right: The flute section was featured in two numbers, "Meditation" and "Valzer Compreste".
(Photos by Paul Addison)

Lafayette Citizens Band Appreciates the City of Lafayette

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Tony Roswarski and friends lead the singing of "Back Home Again in Indiana".

Left: The Twin City Brass, consisting of Jake Rogers, Jason Ausban, Michael Plake, Jim Hopkins, and Chad Downey.
Right: John Mason, brother of LCB tuba player Charlie Mason, enjoys the concert with his dog Blitz.

The Lafayette Citizens Band performs its City Appreciation Night concert at Riehle Plaza.
(Video and photos by Paul Addison)

Bill's Bones Played, But the LCB Was Rained Out

Bill Kisinger's trombone band, Bill's Bones, performed before the scheduled LCB concert.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

High School Night Concert Beats the Rain!

Colleen, Bridget, Uni and the rest of the audience brave the clouds to enjoy the High School Night concert.

West Lafayette High School band director Don Pettit directs "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite March".

Rossville High School band director Joel Good leads the band in "The Great Locomotive Chase".

Michael Richardson, Benton Central High School band director, conducts "Overture in Classical Style".

McCutcheon band director Dan Peo directs excerpts from "Finale from the New World".

Chris Paulson, Lafayette Jeff High School band director, conducts "Instant Concert".
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

The Lafayette Citizens Band Kicks Off the 2018 Season!

Left: LCB photographer Kriz Kazmierczak receives the Volunteer of the Year award for her many years of service.
(Photo by Paul Addison. Other photos on this page are by Kris Kazmierczak.)
Despite 90-degree heat, hundreds of people attended the LCB's Memorial Day concert.

John, Allison, Rose and Thomas (left) and Renata and Barb (right) enjoy the concert.

The band's music gets the audience's toes tapping (left).
Ricky and Fillippa, visiting from Argentina and Alfredo listen to the band.

Jo Gelfand rings in the "Gillette Look Sharp March", while Pam Nave brings in the horses for the "Light Cavalry Overture."

Veterans of all services were honored with the "Armed Forces Salute":
Army (top row), Coast Guard and Navy (middle row), Marines and Air Force (bottom row).

Sections of the Lafayette Citizens Band at "work": English horn, brass, clarinets, and piccolos.
(Photos by Kris Kazmierczak)

Last modified 9/8/2018 by Paul Addison, Webmaster
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