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Coastal Communities Concert Band to celebrate retiring conductor during Aug. 18 concert (Del Mar Times 8/12/2013)

Coastal Communities Concert Band to celebrate retiring conductor during Aug. 18 concert

By Kristina Houck (8/12/2013)
In five years as music director and conductor of Coastal Communities Concert Band, Dr. Robert Fleming, 71, has traveled about 150,000 miles. The Phoenix resident flew to San Diego every Monday to lead the band’s weekly rehearsals at Oak Crest Middle School in Encinitas.

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Created by two soccer moms, local concert band celebrates 30 years of success (Del Mar Times 12/13/2012)

Created by two soccer moms, local concert band celebrates 30 years of success

By Claire Harlin (12/13/2012)
It was 1982 and Judy Thum sat watching her kids’ soccer game one afternoon. Another soccer mom, Jan Turnage, noticed that Thum was wearing a musical note pendant around her neck and asked if she played an instrument.

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Coastal community band unites generations, concert to be held April 29 (Del Mar Times 4/26/12)

Coastal community band unites generations, concert to be held April 29

By Claire Harlin (4/26/2012)
Some of the best seasoned musicians in the San Diego area play for the Coastal Communities Concert Band (CCCBand), and they are showing high school students in Del Mar and nearby areas that you can play music for the rest of your life — and be good at it.

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Students to join Coastal Communities Concert Band for special concert April 29 (Del Mar Times 4/13/2012)

Students to join Coastal Communities Concert Band for special concert April 29
By Claire Harlin (4/13/2012)

Approximately 30 musicians from the San Dieguito Union High School District, chosen by their band directors, will join the Coastal Communities Concert Band for a concert of popular music on April 29 at San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas. Many of these students also audition for scholarships from the CCCBand, and these awards will be presented at the concert.

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