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Bethlehem Steel Company Legacy Band in search of instrumentalists for Musikfest Cafe' performance

BETHLEHEM, Pa - Be part of a historic event at Musikfest Café in the ArtsQuest Center on Saturday, August 10. The event is designed to pay homage to the Bethlehem Steel Company Band and starts at 5:30 pm.


According to the news release, the Bethlehem Steel Company Band was originally a Christmas present to a community overcoming upheaval and provides high-quality music-making opportunities for performers and meaningful communication through music for the audience by using historical period-style music.


Any brass, woodwind, and percussion instrumentalist of all ages can participate, according to the news release.


The Bethlehem Steel Company Legacy Band will rehearse prior to the performance on Friday, August 9 at Liberty High School from 2:30 until 6 p.m.


Participants are given the music to work with one month prior to the performance. It will be conducted by Dr. Joshua E. Long, PhD.


“I am looking forward to bringing musicians together,” commented Dr. Long, “not only to perform, but also to pay homage to a historical industrial band that existed in the Bethlehem area.”