Synod Senior Band (MN)
                Music Director: Emmett Stark    

    Mission - we make joyous music by and to Seniors    Synod Senior Band - 2010 photo                    
                                                  
                                                       Member Roster/Contact
Season is warm (April-October, with July off),
          and light (daytimes).

Concerts: 9-10, mostly in  Western Twin Cities

Rehearsals
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~2/mo. Tuesdays  10:00a-12:15p
   @ Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park
     on Cedar Lake Rd, 4 blks East of US-169

Next: Rehearsal: Tues., Aug.22 @10a
          Concert: Tues., Aug.29 @2p at Masonic Home

2016 Finale Concert  
Current Concert Repertoire


 
 member Jim Blood (update 8/14)
 member-involved Events

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2017 Concert Season
     
    ---Tuesday, May 9  at Friendship Village, Bloomington

   
---Tuesday, May 23  at Mt. Olivet LC, Minneapolis

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Thursday, June 1, at Lord of Life LC, MapleGrove

   
---Tuesday, June 20, at Adath Congregation, Minnetonka

   
---Wednesday, August 2 @11:00a, at St. Philip's LC, Hastings

    ---Sunday, August 13 - services@8:45a & 10:45a, at Westwood LC
     Tuesday, August 29 @2:00p, at Masonic Home, Bloomington
     Saturday, September 16 @6:30p, at Gethsemane LC, Hopkins
     Tuesday, September 26 @11:00a, at Faith LC, Coon Rapids
     Tuesday, October 31 @10:30a, at WestwoodLC
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Overall Schedule

--Tue, Feb. 7 "Winter Tuneup” Rehearsal
--Tue, Apr. 4   Rehearsal
--Tue, Apr. 18 Rehearsal
--Tue, May 2  Rehearsal
--Tue, May 9  Concert at Friendship Village (Bloomington)
--Tue, May 16 Rehearsal
--Tue, May 23 CONCERT at Mt. Olivet LC 
--Thu, June 1 CONCERT, at Lord Of Life LC

--Tue, June 13 Rehearsal
 
--Tu
e, June 20 CONCERT at Adath Congregation (Mtka)
--Tue, June 27 Rehearsal

  {MONTH of JULY BREAK}
--Tue, Aug. 1  Rehearsal
--Wed, Aug 2  CONCERT at St. Philip's LC (Hastings)

--Tue, Aug 8  Rehearsal  (in Sanctuary) for WW services
--Sun, Aug 13  MORNING SERVICES at WestwoodLC
Tue, Aug 22  Rehearsal
Tue, Aug 29 CONCERT at Masonic Home (Bloomington)
Tue, Sep 12 Rehearsal
Sat,  Sep 16 CONCERT at Gethsemane LC (Hopkins)
Tue, Sep 26 CONCERT at Faith LC (Coon Rapids)
Tue, Oct   3 Rehearsal
Tue, Oct 17 Rehearsal
Mon,Oct 30  Rehearsal in WestwoodLC sanctuary,
                    <followed by annual SSB luncheon>
Tue, Oct 31  ANNUAL COFFEE CONCERT at WestwoodLC

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Rehearsal, Aug.22
   March of the Steel Men - short refresher and clean-up (Nick)
  Menard’s Enigma - get performance-ready.  (Em)
  The King and I - get performance-ready.  (Em)
          BREAK
  Crown Imperial - refresher and final touch-up. (Tom)
  Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch - refresher and final touch-up. (Dick)

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Concert, Aug.29
    Call is 1:00p, for 2:00p performance.
    Dress is all-Black.
    Bring Stands.
1. Trumpet Salutations
2. March intro (shortened)
3. National Emblem March
4. March of the Steel Men
5. Crown Imperial
6. Menard’s Enigma
7. 76 Trombones
8. West Side Story
9. The King and I
10. Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
11. Curtain Call
12. Stars and Stripes Forever

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Member-Involved Events
<none currently>  
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Westwood Lutheran Church
    9001 Cedar Lake Rd, St. Louis Park (55426)
     
4 Blocks E of US-169, on South side.
      Church Office Phone: 952-545-5623
 
Travel warning re US-169, from MN-DOT:
    US-169 is reduced to 1 lane in each direction
    from 5thSt/LincolnDrive exit N to I-394,
    through October.
     
Nine Mile Creek Bridge on US-169 is closed
      between Bren Road and 5thSt/LincolnDrive exit.

   Detour to bypass these diversions on US-169:
      Mn-100 or Louisiana Ave or Hopkins Crossroad,
      then to Cedar Lake Rd.
   MN-DOT project website has a current map
   of road/ramp closures to navigate,
   and also has a PDF version of the same map.
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Jim Blood
  [Jim had a stroke Tuesday, Aug.2]
  Jim is expected to be going home from Regions hospital
  this week (probably Tuesday, Aug.15) .
  Jim was able to be brought to one of the services
  we played Sunday Aug.13 at Westwood.
    Go ahead and send a card, but wait awhile to phone.
    Address and number are at SSB website Roster link. *********************************************
Bob Doan 
   Stalwart bass-clarinetist Bob passed on July 11.
   His Memorial Service was held Aug.5 at Wayzata Community Church.
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