New Horizons Band


What is New Horizons?

New Horizons Band Application


Want to have some fun?

Thought you could never learn to play an instrument?

Come and join our New Horizons Band -
Whether you played years ago or perhaps never, we will teach you how!

These "Fun Loving" adults perform numerous concerts in the Port Huron Area,
and they'd like to invite you to fill out an application and join
them for an evening of music and great fun!

The entire Band meets Thursday evenings from 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Stop by and play at Port Huron Music Center!


           T. Patrick Dempsey was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marine, MI, and graduated from Michigan State University. He taught in the Port Huron Area School District for 30 years and founded the Port Huron New Horizons Band 11 years ago. It's membership has grown from eight to fifty. Pat served on the NHIMA Board of Directors in its founding years. He played first clarinet in the International Symphony Orchestra as well as first chair in the St. Clair County Community College Symphonic Band. Pat has played national anthems for Queen Elizabeth II, Harry S. Truman, and General Douglas MacArthur. He was voted into the American School Band Directors Association. He and his wife, Peggy have two daughters and seven grandchildren.