NORWICH – The Norwich City Band will start its 2021 summer concert season in July, with 3 rehearsals in June.
The band will play 6 Friday evening concerts from 7 to 8 p.m. in East Park, beginning on July 9 and ending on August 13. An additional concert will be played at the Pathfinder Village in Edmeston later in August.
Due to the COVID, rehearsals will be outdoors at East Park on June 11,18 and 25 at 6:30 p.m.
It is recommended that musicians pre-register by emailing: NorwichCityBand@gmail.com or calling Becky DeCourten at 530-559-4901(cell) prior to June 11, if they plan to play at rehearsals and concerts. Musicians will be paid via mailed check at the end of the season based on the number of East Park rehearsals and concerts they attend, at the rate of $10 per rehearsal/concert along with a $20 perfect attendance bonus for attending all.
Along with the department of health requirement of musicians wearing masks and social distancing when not performing, musicians are recommended to be fully vaccinated and the chairs provided by the city will be cleaned by the Norwich City Band before and after each NCB event at East Park.
For safety pre-cautions, social distancing and wearing of a mask is recommended of people, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated, that come to watch and listen to the Norwich City Band.
- From Norwich City Band President Chris Robb