About the band

The Holy Name Band, Louisville KY

The Holy Name Band is a concert band based in Louisville, Kentucky. Directed by Carolyn H. Cook and J.T. Taylor, we can be found most Monday nights, September to June, playing at community events, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or…

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Judy Brown

(From Carolyn) It is with great sorrow that I inform you of the death of Judy Brown, french horn. As you may remember, Judy has been in the care of Hosparus for the past few weeks following a stint with…

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The Skaters – Synthesia Style

We’re in rehearsal for the holiday season. The Skaters (Les Patineurs Valse) by Waldteufel is possibly on the program. Here is a cool piano version with an synthesis ‘scroll’.

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Ruby Krekel

Former band member Ruby Krekel passed away suddenly on October 22nd. Ruby is survived by her husband, orchestra leader Don Krekel, four daughters, twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren and two brothers. A celebration of Ruby’s life will be held at noon…

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‘Thank You’ from Rockford Rehab

We were invited by Signature Healthcare at Rockford Rehab and Wellness Center to a ‘Thank You’ luncheon for volunteers and presented with certificates of appreciation. From left,  Carolyn H. Cook, Director, Maggie Sherman, clarinet. From the right, Janice Prichard,  Band…

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Spring 2018 Concert Season

The band is hard at work rehearsing every Monday night. We’ll take a completely new program on the road starting April 2. Join us at Signature Health Care @ Rockford to kick off the season! Check out the event calendar…

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Pirates!

Ahoy, Mates! We played a Pirates of the Caribbean medley in our 2017 program and some of our members really got into the spirit (or maybe ‘spirits’?) of the thing. Here is our own band of pirates at a concert.

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