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,  inWestern Twin Cities

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

Next: Concert: Tue., Sep.26 @11:00a
                         Faith Lutheran Church (Coon Rapids)
                            "Marches and Musicals"
  
Current Concert Repertoire

2016 Finale Concert
 
 family of member Donna Roe
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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, at St. Philip's LC, Hastings

    ---Sunday, August 13 - services at Westwood LC
    ---Tuesday, August 29  at Masonic Home, Bloomington
   
---Saturday, September 16  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” Reearsal
--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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Sep.26 Concert - Faith LC (Coon Rapids)
  Arrive by 10:00a to accommodate seating plan.
  Cases in back pews or in Choir-room; 
  Gather at back of sanctuary.

    Dress is all-Black.
    Bring Stands.
  Performance
at 11:00a:
1. Trumpet Salutations
2. March excerpts, from 'National Emblem' (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

 Lunch (reservations-only) after: Pay $8 cost there.
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Member-Involved Events
 <none currently noted>
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Faith Lutheran Church (Coon Rapids)
  11115 Hanson Blvd, Coon Rapids
  Map/Directions to FaithLC-CoonRapids

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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 has been playing with us again since Sep.12 rehearsal.

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Donna Roe family
   Donna Roe’s husband Paul died in early September, service held Sep.16 .
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