16 from Lancaster perform in Area Band

The best middle and high school band students in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula gathered recently at Charles City High School for the Area Band weekend.

A few hundred students auditioned in February to be a part of these two bands, reported Lancaster Middle School band director Kenny Flester. Those selected began rehearsing Friday morning with music they’d never seen before under a director they’d never met before. They gave a concert Saturday afternoon.

Sixteen students from Lancaster County were chosen…