Final Concert of the 2023 - 2024 Season

     We are winding down our musical season with a concert finale on Saturday, April 27, 2024, 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1005 Stover Street in Fort Collins.  As always, our concerts are free.  Donations are appreciated. 

     Hope to see you there!

What a fun evening playing for our audience at the Northern Colorado New Horizons Band's (NHB)  First Annual "Swing Into Spring" Jazz Concert!  The Greyrock Jazz Band opened the concert playing traditional jazz arrangements of:  Sweet Georgia Brown, Basin Street Blues, Chicago, Lazy River, High Society, and Tiger Rag.  The NHB Swing Band followed with the following Big Band arrangements of:  Mack the Knife, Basin Street Blues, Song of the Volga Boatmen, Don't Worry About Me, Pink Panther, How Insensitive, St. Louis Blues, My Funny Valentine, and C Jam Blues.

Thanks again to our wonderful audience through both their attendance and generosity!  We look forward to playing for you again!  You can check our calendar above for upcoming performance dates.

The Greyrock Jazz Band Opens the Jazz Concert with "Sweet Georgia Brown"

The NHB Swing Band Opens Their Portion of the Jazz Concert With "Mack the Knife"

NHB Swing Band Director Glenn Shull Introduces  the Next Song

The NHB Swing Band Opens a Song

The Greyrock Jazz Band Opens the Concert

The Greyrock Jazz Band Plays Another Song

Thank you all who attended the Northern Colorado New Horizons Band Spring Ensembles Concert this past Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Collins!  Our different groups enjoyed playing a diverse repertoire for you!  These Ensembles concerts are held twice a musical season…in the Fall and in the Spring.  Enjoy some photos below.

Next up is the NHB “Swing Into Spring” Jazz Concert which will be held this Friday, March 15th, 7 p.m. at the King of Glory Lutheran Church, Hunters Run, 2919 Wilson Avenue, Loveland.  Two groups will be performing that evening.  

First up is the 10-member Greyrock Jazz Band who play traditional New Orleans style music including other popular jazz tunes arranged in a traditional jazz style.  Second will be the New Horizons Band 17-piece Swing Band playing several popular songs from a bygone era.  You’ll hear Glenn Miller, Henry Mancini, Sammy Nestico arrangements and others.

We hope to see you this Friday for this free concert, donations are always appreciated!

The "Way Too Loud" Trumpet Ensemble 

The New Horizons Dixieland Band

The Woodwind Ensemble

The "Licorice Sticks" Clarinet Ensemble

"The Treblesome" Flute Ensemble

The NHB Handbell Choir

New Horizons International Music Association is an international nonprofit music organization providing seniors and anyone over age 50 an opportunity to play in a band.  Our local Northern Colorado group welcomes beginners (qualified instructors are available), and experienced musicians, past and present.  Many members played an instrument in school, but had set it aside for many years.  Others use the opportunity to try a new instrument.  Our musical groups include:  Concert Band (Blue), Intermediate (Red) Band, Swing Band, Dixieland Band, Woodwind Ensemble, Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Saxophone Quartet, and Hand bell Choir. 

     We meet from September through early May with rehearsals on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Good Shepherd Church, 3429 N. Monroe Avenue, Loveland, CO  80538.  EmailNorthernColorado.NHB@gmail.com for details to join the band.

 If you are a current/former musician, or have always wanted to be a musician in a concert band, email us  at NorthernColorado.NHB@gmail.org for more details on how to join.

Our band has once again been awarded a very generous grant from the City of Fort Collins Fort Fund to support our 2023-2024 season.  We want to thank the City Cultural Review Board for continued support of our unique community programs. Their efforts help make Fort Collins a special place.  

The New Horizons International Music Association (NHIMA) is celebrating 32 years of music making.  The city of Fort Collins supports many cultural activities including our group through the Fort Fund grant program.