I’ve been a member of the Sebastopol Community Band for the past three years, having been talked into joining by my other family members who were already in the band. It’s been fun to dust off my French horn again, even if the horn parts on many of the pieces consist largely of after beats. Like most of the members, I picked up my instrument after a long hiatus. We play marches, stage band pieces and a few more challenging numbers. Some recent pieces have been: