The Da Capo Concert Band is celebrating thirty years
of entertainment today.
The non-profit Da Capo Concert Band started back in
1984 and has been going strong ever since.
Today the Da Capo Band put on a performance at Central
High School in hopes of raising funds for the Play
It Forward program for instrument repair and maintenance.
A program that gets instruments into students hand
who otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity.
-it's so important because I am sure there were some
of our band members who had that problem whne they
were in middle school and wanted tostart in band.
if there wasn't the money for it, you just couldn't
News 8's Mike Thompson emceed the event today.
The band consists of about 50 members, ranging in
age from 21 to about 96
Some band members who started the band thirty years
ago are still playing in the band today.