Community Band’s annual holiday concert will be Dec. 11

The Fort Wayne Area Community Band, which is starting its 39th year, will present its holiday concert Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus starting at 7:30 p.m. Free parking is available in the garage across from the center.

Theme of the concert, A Jazzy Big Band Christmas, will be kicked off with Glenn Miller’s “In the Mood” to get everyone in the mood for the holidays. The 80-piece concert band will perform “Winter Flurry,” “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “The Christmas Song,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and more. Featured soloists will be Tom Didier and Amy Elkins Studebaker. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and children under 18 are admitted free.

For more information contact Rod King at or 493-3318