The City of Covington is partnering with local musicians to form the Covington Concert Band. Meredith Berry Jr. approached Mayor Mark Johnson and City Councilmen Larry Rolling and Rick Smith with the idea of a Covington Concert band with local musician’s performing 5 to 8 times a year at Covington venues. They will hold auditions and practices will be held on Thursdays at 6:30pm at the Bogue Falaya Hall.
Erik Morales, from Mandeville, has been chosen to conduct the band. Morales has extensive experience in composing bestselling music for many types of genres including classical, jazz and chamber ensembles and have been part of featured performances across the globe.
Mayor Mark Johnson invites everyone from the Northshore to attend the informational meeting on Monday, November 2, at the Bogue Falaya Hall at 7:00pm.