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July 24, 2018 - 4:34pm

MOVED TO GCC: Musical tribute to honor late Batavia school band instructor Neil Hartwick, held at free Batavia Concert Band show

posted by Billie Owens in Event.
UPDATED Aug. 1 at 4:43 p.m.: A musical tribute and celebration of the life of the late Batavia band director and music instructor Neil Hartwick is set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Centennial Park Genesee Community College's Stuart Steiner Theatre. It is free.
 
He is credited with influencing the lives of many students. He created the Pageant of Bands.
 
Alumni of his music students at Batavia Middle School, Batavia High School and in Brockport will play together with the Batavia Concert Band in honor of their beloved mentor who died last September.
 
Everyone is invited to attend, but organizers are also looking for band alumni who might like to perform along with the Batavia Concert Band to entertain that evening.
 
Neil's wife, Nancy, is planning to attend!
 
All Band/Jazz Ensemble alumni and any students/friends of Mr. Hartwick wanting information about the event or participation in the tribute band performance, please contact Gary Bird via email at: [email protected] or phone (585) 343-0688.
Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Stuart Steiner Theatre at Genesee Community College @ 1 College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020, USA

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