Archive for July, 2015

Swing time date

From Eric Brunner.

Hi: Just to remind LaSalle Band members that the SwingTime Dance Band (in which some LaSalle members are involved) will be playing at this “Friday’s Big Band Concert” at the amphitheatre behind City Hall (Market Square) from 7 to 8 PM.

Bring a chair or sit on the steps of the pit and enjoy the music. The band willl be doing some fun charts arranged for Big Band ranging from standards by Bobby Darrin, Barbara Streisand and Holly Cole to TV show themes.

–Eric

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Some very sad news

You may have read about the tragic drowning of two men on Bob’s Lake north of Kingston.

Here is the article if you haven’t heard

http://www.ottawasun.com/2015/07/05/2-men-dead-child-saved-from-kingston-area-lake

One of the men was Daniel McDonald, 23.

He is the grandson of one of our band/string members Cam Kenny.

Cam plays bass in both the strings and instrumental classes and played Graduation with us this year too.

Cam also gave private Ukulele lessons to one of my high school students, Charlotte Roorda who just graduated.

Please keep Cam, his wife Wilma and all their family and friends in your thoughts as they try and process this tragedy that has struck their family.

Thanks

Chris

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