East Central Community College's Band Department began its 2013 Spring Concert Series Thursday, March 7 with a performance by the Concert Band.

The concert began at 7 p.m. in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus.

Director of Bands Hunter Corhern said the 76-member group represents the college's entire five-county district (Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott and Winston counties) and also includes students from West Lauderdale High School, Puckett Attendance Center, Ridgeland High School, Brandon High School and Cleveland High School.

"All of our concerts are free to the public, and we invite and encourage all to attend," said Corhern.

The Concert Series continues with the ECCC "Night O' Percussion" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in Huff Auditorium.

It will feature the ECCC Percussion Ensemble; the ECCC "Night O' Jazz" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, also in Huff Auditorium; and concludes with the Concert Band's "Pop" performance at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 29 at the College Pavilion on North Campus.

For more information on EC's Band Department, contact director Hunter Corhern hcorhern@eccc.edu.

You may also call assistant director Ed Girling egirling@eccc.edu.