Music & Drama


Chico Community Band

Pick up your instrument, dust it off and get ready to play! There are no auditions for this band, just sign up and come on down to Tuesday night rehearsals. The Chico Community Band, a wind and percussion ensemble with approximately 40 participants, is open to musicians ranging from teens to seniors. Formed before World War II, the Band continues to practice a repertoire of marches, show tunes, and innovative pieces by current composers that it performs for local audiences. Performances include Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Veterans Day celebrations, as well as a Friday Night Concert in the Park, a spring and winter concert. Call Bob Eicher at 342-6873 for additional information. Performance schedule available at Chico Junior High School, Band Room 503.

Course# Day Date Time Age Fee   
2842 T on going  7:00-9:00 PM 13+ $10  


Chico Community Band-Adult Beginning Band

Did you play an instrument years ago and want to start again? Have you always wanted to play an instrument, but never learned? The Chico Community Band is now offering an Adult Beginning Band class for wind instruments. Call Eileen Pastorino at 530-520-5461 for additional information. Chico Junior High School, Band Room 503.

Course# Day Date Time Age Fee   
132 T on going  5:15-6:30 PM 19+ $10


World Dance Vocal Class

Learn to sing World Dance songs! The class instructor may use the internet to “connect live” to professional singers and musicians living outside the local area. World Dance music is often in odd time meters, e.g., 7/8, 9/8, etc. Music materials will be provided.  Sunday morning class times are due to the large time difference between the USA and Europe. Instructor: Memo Keswick. PV Rec Center, Social Hall and Room 1. *Some classes will be held at Lakeside Pavilion **Minors may attend class if accompanied by an adult.

Course# Day  Date Time Age Fee  
18835  Su   3/26 9:00-10:00 AM  15+  $10 
18839  Sa
 4/22 9:00-10:00 AM  15+  $10