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Rhapsody in Blue, Porgy and Bess, and An American in Paris Recordings:

Login on the left and click the "Recorded Music" link to listen to recordings of An American in Paris, Porgy and Bess, and Rhapsody in Blue with the piano solo. If you don't know the password, ask a section mate.

Next Rehearsal:

Sunday, March 1, 2020
First Congregational United Church of Christ
330 2nd St.
Elyria, Ohio
Map to Church
2:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT:  If you cannot attend a rehearsal, please alert your section mates and contact
John at 440-647-6774 immediately!

Laura Pedersen upcoming events:

Our talented singer and friend Laura Pedersen is keeping busy! See her in action at these upcoming performances:

  • February 1: She will sing Beethoven's "ah, Perfido!" for soprano and orchestra with the delightful Bluewater Chamber Orchestra Symphony! This performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Plymouth Church UCC, 2860 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights. You can find out more information at the Bluewater Chamber Orchestra Website.

  • Februry 22: She will be singing with the exciting Firelands Symphony!! The program called "Mozart to Queen... and Everything in Between!", will begin at 7:30 p.m., at the Sandusky State Theatre in Sandusky.

New Text Messaging Service:

We have a new text messaging service that will replace the unreliable Twitter service we have been using in recent years. Click here for the instructions to sign up for the service.

Patriots Concert Photos:

Our photographer has posted the photographs of our spring concert at this link. High quality prints are available at that site. The band looks great!


Upcoming Concerts:

Spring Concert

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Stocker Arts Center
Lorain County Community College
Elyria, Ohio
7:30 p.m.

Paper Moon Winery Concert

Saturday, June 20, 2020
2008 State Rd. (State Rte. 60)
Vermilion, Ohio
7:00 p.m.

Avon Lake Concert

Sunday, June 28, 2020
Miller Road Park
Avon Lake, Ohio
6:00 p.m.

Wellington Independence Day Celebration

Friday, July 3, 2020
Wellington Town Square
Downtown Wellington, Ohio
7:00 p.m.

Cleveland Metroparks Concert Series

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Stinchcomb Memorial
Hogsback Lane Cleveland, Ohio
6:00 p.m.

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Unless noted otherwise, all rehearsals start at 2:00 p.m. and are held at the First Congregational United Church of Christ located at the corner of 2nd St. and Court St. in downtown Elyria, Ohio
Map to Church

Please arrive by 1:45 p.m., find your seat, warm up, and be ready for the downbeat at 2:00 p.m.


February 2, 16
March 1, 15, 22

Formal Concert Attire:

Men -- Black Tuxedo, White Tuxedo Shirt,Black Bow Tie, Black Shoes.

Women -- Plain, long sleeve, Black Top; Plain Black Skirt or Pants; Skirt length must be below the knees; Black shoes.

Outdoor Concert Attire:

White Patriots Polo Shirt, Black Pants or Shorts, Black Shoes.