North County Big Band

The Sheldon's North County Big Band

Led by Harvey Lockhart of Riverview Gardens High School, this collaborative big band is made up of 20 of the most talented and dedicated students from several St. Louis area high schools, including Riverview Gardens, Normandy, Central Visual and Performing Arts, Hazelwood and University City. This year marks their third season of rehearsals and performances, with coaching provided by leading educators and musicians including Lockhart, Thomas Moore of Normandy Middle School, Delano Redman of East St. Louis Senior High, and jazz pianist Peter Martin.

The Sheldon's North County Big Band is made possible by World Wide Technology, Inc., The Steward Family Foundation, David and Barbara Gifford, Dr. Tom and Cynthia Siler and many other generous donors.

Parent meeting: September 17 at 6 p.m.
First rehearsal: September 24 at 5 p.m.

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If you are a middle or high school student (6th grade-senior) who has access to an instrument and prior lessons or experience (instructor recommendation required), and would like to be considered for the North County Big Band, fill out the form below and a representative will contact you! Rehearsals are on Monday nights from 5 – 8 p.m. Transportation can be arranged.

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