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Ardee Concert Band AGM date announced

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Ardee Concert Band in session. Photo Credit: Adrian Crawley.
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This article originally appeared on ThisIsArdee.ie

Ardee Concert Band will hold their Annual General Meeting on Monday February 13th

The meeting takes place at 8pm sharp in the Band Room at the Bohemian Centre on the Ashwalk. All are welcome to attend and all members and parents of Under 18 members are asked to attend this important meeting.

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Based in the Bohemian Centre Ardee, the group performs annually in the Ardee St Patrick’s Day parade and at their own Annual Concert every December and annual Spring Concert.

In 2016 alone, the band won the Turner Cup from the North of Ireland Band Association competition and also won the corresponding prize at the South of Ireland Band Championships in Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

In April last year, the seniors won ‘Best Own Choice’ award at the 51st annual IABCB National Bands Championships in Navan, whilst also taking home the second place award. In addition, two members won at the Annual Irish Association of Brass & Concert Bands Solo and Ensemble competition. Aisling Reilly won the Open Section of the competition, while Cathal Flanaghan took home the award for the Under 18 section.

Founded in 1860, Ardee Concert Band is the third oldest concert band in Ireland. In just over 150 years in operation, they have achieved much and received wide acclaim in Ardee, Louth and beyond.

Ardee Concert Band are supported by the Arts Council, music Network and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

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