Scottsdale Concert Band’s annual free Holiday Pops concert is Dec. 2

Scottsdale Concert Band Director Michele Kalo (Submitted photo)

The Scottsdale Concert Band hosts its annual free Holiday Pops concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Chaparral High School Auditorium, 6935 E. Gold Dust Ave., Scottsdale.

The Scottsdale Concert Band, a 75-member community ensemble, directed by Michele Kalo, is sponsored by Scottsdale Community College and performs four concerts per year, according to a press release.

The Scottsdale’s Sudler Silver Scroll award-winning symphonic band, in its 41st season, will perform “The Eighth Candle: Prayer and Dance for Hanukkah”; “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”; Ave Maria from “Fod” and “Dom”; and “Fantasia on a 13th Century Carol,” according to the release.

The Sudler Silver Scroll is presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation and is said to be the most prestigious award available to a community concert band, the release said.

Go to or call Ms. Kalo at 602-327-3168.

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