About the sycamore community band
The Sycamore Community Band is comprised of 65 members from all walks of life including teachers, doctors, dentists, lawyers, and engineers. The bands repertoire includes marches, and classics from pop to patriotic. The band performs for community events and at local churches and retirement homes..
Sycamore community band in the news
Conductor, Pete Metzger and President, Paul Wallace present the Sycamore Community Band’s Annual Donation to the Amelia High School Band. From left, Mr. Metzger, Amy Schrameck-Director AHS Band, and Mr. Wallace.
April 10, 2016
(Cincinnati, Ohio) -- -- The Sycamore Community Band led by Pete Metzger announced their 2016 annual donation this year of $1500 to the Amelia High School Band. The presentation of the check will occur at a Joint Concert with both the Bands on May 10 h at 7:00 PM in the Amelia High School Auditorium, 1351 Clough Pike, Amelia, OH.
The public is invited and admission is free. Both Bands will individually perform a short program and then will combine to perform Star Wars-The Force Awakens. With over 100 musicians this should be quite a treat!
The Amelia School Band Program is comprised of students in grades 6-12 at Amelia Middle School and Amelia High School. The program has continued to build and grow over the past several years, with nearly 300 students involved in band this year. In recent years, the Amelia Band has performed at the Cedar Point Music in the Parks Festival and together with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats Marching Band during their halftime show. The concert band has also earned excellent ratings at the OMEA District 14 Large Group Events. Many of the Amelia band students have been selected to perform in honor groups, such as the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble at CCM, District 14 Honor Band, Xavier University Honor Band, and Land of Grant Honor Band. Just this past month, the band had 59 seventh and eighth grade students (19 ensembles total) participate in the District 14 Solo and Ensemble event held at Milford High School. All of which earned the top ratings of Superior and Excellent for their performances.
Mr. Metzger formed the Sycamore Community Band in 1974 and built the group to a full concert band with sixty-five active adult musicians. The band plays a variety of music consisting of light classical selections, sounds from the Big Band Era, patriotic music,