Goshen Youth Jazz Band selected to perform in
March 30, 2012 -
The Goshen Youth Jazz Band, conducted by Ellen
Dickinson, has been invited to perform at the National Cherry
Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. on April 5.
This year's National Cherry
Blossom Festival has special meaning - it is the centennial celebration
of when our nation's Capitol received the cherry blossom trees as a
gift. In 1912, a gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees was bestowed on
Washington, DC by Tokyo, Japan.
The Jazz Band submitted
a demo tape and application in order to take part in
the festival, and were invited to attend.
They will perform from 2-2:45 p.m. at the Canon
Performance Stage at Sylvan Theater, on the grounds of the
Learn more about the
National Cherry Blossom Festival Centennial.