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,...