History of the Boerne Concert Band
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About our Director,
Larry graduated from Southwest Texas State University with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in music. He then spent 3 years in the 4th and 5th Army Bands, where he became the assistant Supply Sergeant, trumpet section leader, and director of the Army Jazz Band. After leaving the Army, Larry spent 36 years teaching middle bands where his bands were outstanding and won countless awards and many of his students became professional musicians. He and his wife, Cheryl, retired from teaching in 2010 and have 4 granddaughters who spend most of the week at their house. Larry currently conducts two community bands - The Boerne Village Band (longest continuously performing German Band in the world outside of Germany) and the Boerne Concert Band which he started when he retired from public school. Cheryl and Larry also operate three ranches.
The Boerne Concert Band
To provide a service to the community thru music.
To provide, as a non-profit organization, a venue for local musicians to present
popular music in concert for family oriented audiences to enjoy
As an educational goal, to reach local schools, to inspire students of music
and encourage them to join the band in concert, to gain expertise during the learning process.
To develop a close camaraderie within the band that promotes the enjoyment of
performing together at their highest level possible and that is felt by both musicians
and the audience.
To develop a repertoire of music that is entertaining to the audiences of
all ages as well as enjoyable to the performers, by introducing them to a wide
range of musical styles.