By Kathleen Green
Missed the chance to join band in middle school? Have an instrument collecting dust in the closet?
The Denton New Horizons Bands, where high school and college music students mentor young seniors and retirees, offer the chance for a musical do-over.
The Denton bands are part of New Horizons International Music Association, the brainchild of Dr. Roy Ernst, an Eastman School of Music professor. Dr. Debbie Rohwer, an Eastman grad and now professor of music and chair of music education at the University of North Texas, formed the first Texas New Horizons band in 1997. The band’s first notes were...