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Save the Date: Camp Band Rehearsal in Austin

To those interested in playing in Texas Camp Band for Texas Camp 2018 coming up over Thanksgiving weekend in November:

Please save *Saturday, October 27 afternoon* for a preliminary Texas Camp Band rehearsal here in Austin.  (If you can’t come, please consider playing with us anyway at Camp!)  We’ll have printed music posted ahead of time on this website and there will be further messages about chart availability and rehearsal details. Questions? Email Don Weeda.

Texas Camp 2017

by John Clement

2017 marked the 70th Texas Camp. The first one was in Feb. 1949, and the second at Thanksgiving 1949. The second camp established the tradition of having camp over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Some very popular teachers, Sonia Dion and Christian Florescu for Romanian dances, and Richard Powers with partner Melissa Enge for vintage dances, made the camp a fun time.

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