(Lake County, IL 05/23/17) The Waukegan Band announced the kickoff of its 2017 season of offering free band concerts at Stiner Pavilion at the beautiful Waukegan Beach, 201 Seahorse Dr. Waukegan, Illinois. The concerts are held Tuesday nights at 7:30 pm beginning June 13, 2017 until August 8, 2017 with the exception of July 4th.
For 2017, the Band will again be under the direction of its Music Director, Dr. Mark A. Taylor. Band President, Tim Reust, stated, “Music Director, Dr. Mark A. Taylor is a great asset to the Band because of his impeccable credentials, extensive conducting experience, and is an ideal fit for the culture of the Band and the community. Dr. Mark A. Taylor’s direction for 2016 was exemplary and we are looking forward to his direction for the 2017 season.”
The Band’s 2017 concert series is entitled “A Community Treasure”. Some themes of individual concerts for 2017 will be “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Celebrating our Youth” and “Jazz: America’s Classical Music”.
The summer performances begin at 7:30 pm on the lakefront, overlooking the harbor and beach. Bring a lawn chair and relax in comfort on the beautiful lakefront while listening to the music of local Lake County musicians.