ALTON - As July rolls on, the Alton Municipal Band continues its 133rd concert season, featuring the talents of a remarkable young clarinet player.

Conductor Jennifer Shenberger will lead the band in “Milestones,” a concert celebrating significant anniversaries through music.

Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.

Clarinetist Bek Handzic-Smith will dazzle audiences with the jazzy Artie Shaw Clarinet Concerto. Handzic-Smith, a recent graduate of Clayton High School in St. Louis County, is a multi-talented musician, playing the saxophone and flamenco guitar in addition to the clarinet.

Article continues after sponsor message

The concert will take place at the Alton Amphitheater on Thursday, July 20th, at 7:30 p.m. It will repeat at Haskell Park on Sunday, July 23rd, at 7:00 p.m.

Alton Municipal Band concerts are free, family-friendly musical entertainment.

Established in 1891, the band is comprised of local musicians from across the region. The band’s two-month summer concert series welcomes thousands of listeners each year.

More like this:

Nov 24, 2023 - Alton Municipal Band Holiday Concert to Bring Family Friendly Music to Community

Jul 26, 2023 - Alton Municipal Band Finishes Summer Season With 'Dynamic Duos'

4 days ago - Edwardsville Municipal Band To Welcome Student Performers For Annual Holiday Concert

Nov 15, 2023 - The Sounds Of The Season: Holiday Concerts At Greenville University

Nov 24, 2023 - L&C Holiday Concert To Provide Fun and Upbeat Music On Nov. 29, 2023