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Coastal Communities Concert Band honors local high school students (Del Mar Times 5/7/2018)

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The Coastal Communities Concert Band honored outstanding high school musical students at its concert on Sunday, April 29 at San Dieguito Academy, sponsored by the City of Encinitas and The Mizel Family Foundation. For the past 19 years, the top high school band students from the San Dieguito Union High School District have been chosen by their band directors to participate in this annual spring concert. This year, 26 students from Canyon Crest Academy, La Costa Canyon High School and San Dieguito Academy performed with the CCCBand.

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Scholarship Winner Leonard Yoon: In His Own Words

Scholarship Winner Leonard Yoon: In His Own Words

Thank you so much for the Coastal Communities Concert Band Foundation’s Award. I am very honored to not only have been able to play in the CCCB Honor Band this year but also to have been chosen as a top student performer in this year’s Honor Band Auditions.

Through playing with the CCCB and meeting people in the band such as yourself, I have been encouraged to continue playing clarinet for the rest of my life and join a community band like CCCB in the future. Although I will be far away in Massachusetts for college, CCCB will always have a special place in my heart and I hope to come back to San Diego after graduation to share more memories with the band.

To answer your question, I plan on using my award to purchase new reeds for my clarinet, record my clarinet solos with my accompanist at a professional studio for college orchestra auditions, and buy a piece of band literature for the Canyon Crest Academy Wind Ensemble as a parting gift. Any extra money can help me begin to pay off private lessons that I may take at Amherst College.

Thanks again for the award and hope to see you again later!

Sincerely, Leonard Yoon

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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