The Westport Community Band and area middle school musicians will participate in the annual "Play with the Community Band" project in a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, in the auditorium of Bedford Middle School, 88 North Ave.

Participating musicians from the Weston Middle School include flute player Melisssa Welsh; clarinetists Cian Greene and Grace Hollyer; bass clarinet player Grace Low; Matthew Drobner on French horn; and percussionist Jake Young. Participants are also from the Middlebrook School in Wilton, the Side By Side Charter School in Norwalk, the Christian Heritage School in Trumbull and the Reed Intermediate School in Newtown.

Both groups are under the direction of the Westport Community Band director Sal LaRusso, who is also the director of the Weston High School Band.

The Westport Community Band is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization affiliated with Westport Continuing Education.

Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.