Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

By Ben Muir 

PHS band, choir fundraising for unexpected flight tickets


March 22, 2018

The PHS jazz band is hosting a fundraiser this weekend to help defray high costs of having to fly to Juneau unexpectedly for the music festival.

The Petersburg jazz band, and a few songs from the concert band, will play at the Sons of Norway Hall on Saturday evening from 7 p.m. to 9.

The event comes as ferry scheduling in Petersburg has been unpredictable and lately non-existent.

The ferry won’t be able to take roughly 60 band, jazz and choir members to the music festival in mid-April, making flight tickets about $250 each. The goal is to cut that down to about $100, said Matt Lenhard,...

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