Thumb Friends of the Arts

2015 Band Festival

Welcome to our website. If this is your first visit, please feel free to look around and learn more about our organization. If you are returning, please make sure you check out the upcoming events to see what events will be coming to the USA Schools Auditorium.

Any person that is interested in helping to promote the arts in the Thumb of Michigan is welcome to join us on the 4th Monday of the month at the Columbia Township Library at 7:00 p.m. (no meetings in May or December)

2018-2019 Events

The Bandits

(Kaiser-Karl School from Itzehoe, Germany)

Sunday, July 20th

Hosted at USA Auditorium

3:00 p.m.

Tickets - $5

TFOTA Marching Band Festival

Monday, October 8th

Hosted at Lakers Football Field

6:00 p.m.

Tickets - $3

at the gate

University Band/Choir Tour

TBA

Evening Concert Location TBA

7:00 p.m.

Tickets - $8 adults, $4 students

at the door

Christmas Through The Arts

Sunday, December 1st

Hosted at USA Auditorium

3:00 p.m.

Tickets - $8 adults, $4 students

at the door

Solo & Ensemble Festivals

Monday, January 28th

Hosted at Bad Axe Schools

Wednesday, January 30th

Hosted at Sandusky Schools

4:00-9:00 p.m.

Admission to event is free

Band & Choir Festivals

March 12th at Caro Schools

March 13th at Laker Schools

March 14th at Caseville Schools

March 15th at USA Schools

Admission to performances is free

Solo & Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, March 19th - 7:00 p.m.

Hosted at Laker Auditorium

Tickets $8 adults, $4 students

Thumb Community Concert Choir

Friday, April 13th - 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 15th - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted at USA Auditorium

Tickets $8 adults, $4 students

University Band Day

TBA

April ?

Evening Concert Location TBA

7:00 p.m.

Tickets - $8 adults, $4 students

at the door

HS Jazz Festival

with Special Guest

Bill Denbrock Big Band

Sunday, April 28th - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted at Bad Axe High School

Tickets $5

Tickets will be available at the door for all concerts.

Contact Us!

To contact the Thumb Friends of the Arts about our Band & Choir Solo & Ensemble or Concert Festivals - contact Jason Parmenter at mrparmenter@gmail.com or 810-853-8993.

For questions about performances or if you are interested in us hosting your group for a performance, please contact Jason Parmenter at mrparmenter@gmail.com or 810-853-8993.

2018-2019 Officers

President - Samantha J. Corrion

Vice President - Jennifer Nicol

Secretary/Business Sponsor Chair - Lyvonne Cass

Treasurer - Laura J Curtis

Festival Chairperson - Jason Parmenter

Membership Chair - Carrie Graf