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Friday, April 27 News

Community band to perform at VFW

The Darien Community Band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6933, 205 Noroton Ave., Darien.

The event takes place rain or shine. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs. Hot dogs will be available from 6 to 7 p.m.

The Darien Community Band has been in existence for more than 50 years. The band consists of about 30 musicians, half of whom are students or 2014 graduates of Darien High School; the rest are adult residents of Darien and neighboring towns.

The conductor, Jonathan Grauer, is director of bands at DHS and conductor of the Fairfield University Orchestra. The group plays a variety of march, Broadway show and concert band music.

For information, call 203-656-0003 or 203-655-8552 or visit www.DarienVFW.org.