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Rehearsals Begin on Sept. 21 at 7:00

Chatfield Brass Band rehearsals will begin at 7:00 on Sept. 21st in the Chatfield Elementary Band Room.  New members are always welcome. We are a full concert band. Call or email Carmen Narveson for more information. 507-867-3315  or bcdnarv@aol.com  

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Adult Band Camp in September!

The Chatfield Brass Band is excited to offer an Adult Band Camp for anyone who played an instrument and would like to get their lip back in shape. If you are thinking it would be fun to start playing your … Continue reading

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New titles in our library

Our librarians have been busy entering some new titles into our system. We have a number of new Christmas titles including An Old English Christmas (Gordon), Los Pastores De Navidad (Rhoads), Rudolph for young bands, A tyrolean Christmas (Davis), Let’s … Continue reading

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Dance Orchestra Cataloging Progress

We have been hard at work for a few months now cataloging the dance orchestra music. We call it BOA for band orchestra arrangements. We have 125 drawers in this category and have cataloged 12 drawers so far. The first … Continue reading

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Give To The Max Day Nov. 16

What is Give to the Max Day? A day for Minnesotans and people everywhere to come together to raise as much money as possible for nonprofits in 24 hours.Last year more than 40,000 donors gave to their favorite charities and … Continue reading

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New tunes being added to collection every day!

by Teresa Cerling, Library Manager The LSTA (Library Services Technology Act) grant, a federally funded grant administered in Minnesota by the State Department of Education Library Services section, is now finished. However, SELCO has continued to find limited funding to … Continue reading

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New library system in operation!

Teresa Cerling, Library Manager The Chatfield Brass Band Music Lending Library is now networked with 84 other libraries as part of SELCO Integrated Library System. All the band and stage band music collections are available in the new SELCO catalog. … Continue reading

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Teresa Cerling, Library ManagerSheet music is the largest category in our library. We have entered 5,649 titles so far and are only half way through the alphabet.

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Still working in the sheet music category.

by Teresa CerlingToday we will reach 4,600 titles of sheet music entered in our online data base. By sheet music, we mean piano music with the songs words. We are up to the “J”‘s.

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Hiawatha and The Indian Intermezzo

By Paul MayberyAt the turn of the 19th century, the demand in popular music for Indian Songs and the so-called “intermezzo” was becoming a cultural phenomenon. In 1901, Neil Moret’s “Hiawatha” set the course for others to follow. While the … Continue reading

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