The Rockford Christian Fellowship Band will present its spring concert at First Evangelical Covenant Church at 316 Wood Road in Rockford on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 4 pm. The theme of the concert is “Let Freedom Ring” and selections will include inspirational hymns, WWII big band and swing music, marches, and a special tribute to our troops and veterans. Special guest vocalist Ruth Snyder will also be featured. There is no charge to attend the concert. Free will donations will be collected. Refreshments and a time of fellowship will follow the performance.
The Rockford Christian Fellowship Band is a 40-piece? community concert band with a Christian ministry, located in Rockford, IL. The band was organized in 1985 by Fred M. Hubbell and is conducted by George E. Strombeck, assisted by Vicki Peterson. The band consists of dedicated Christian musicians representing many churches in the Northern Illinois region. The band performs at community events, churches, and retirement centers and is known for its rousing marches, inspirational music, and music appropriate for the occasion and season. More than 250 musicians have played with the concert band in the 28 years of its ministry.