The Chatfield Brass Band invites new members to join the group as they begin their fall rehearsal schedule. Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. in the Chatfield Elementary School band room. Instrumentalists that haven't played since high school or college will find understanding, fellow musicians who went through the same "lip-building" process when they joined the band. The band is a traditional concert band with woodwinds, brass and percussion. The director of the band is Carmen Narveson, elementary music teacher at Chatfield, and the assistant director is Curt Peterson, who retired after many years of directing in California.

When you join the Chatfield Brass Band, you will find a group of musicians of all ages, from all walks of life, who come to band because they love music, love to play their instruments, and enjoy playing in a quality group that is fun and active. It is a stress-free environment! The yearly schedule for the band includes a holiday concert in December, a series of "Concerts in the Park" in the summer, and parades and concerts in surrounding communities.

The Chatfield Brass Band has a 42-year history and is well-known throughout the state. They are an active part of the Chatfield community and enjoy the support of the city and community members. As a non-profit corporation, they also own the Chatfield Music Lending Library and support its efforts. Contact Carmen Narveson at 507-867-3315 or bdcnarv@aol.com for more information.