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" . . . a true community band . . ."

  
 
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Mon., May 26th - 9:00 a.m.
Harrison Memorial Day Parade

Sat. June 28th - 1:45 p.m.
(Note Change In Time)

R.B. Hall Day 2014
Hiram, Maine
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Thur., July 3rd - 7:30 p.m.
Independence Eve Concert
Patriotic Medley
Bridgton Bandstand
Followed by Fireworks

Fri., July 4th - 12 Noon
Bridgton's Independence Day Parade
(Lineup at 11:15 p.m.)

Wed., July 9th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., July 16th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., July 23rd - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Sat., July 26th - 1:00 p.m.

Casco Days Parade

(Lineup at 12:15 p.m.)

Wed., July 30th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., August 6th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., August 13th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Happy Birthday, BCB
Bridgton Bandstand

76th Band Birthday Party
with cake following concert!

Sat., October 4th- 10:00 a.m.
Grand Parade
Fryeburg Fairgrounds

Note: Rehearsals are held Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at Stevens Brook Elementary School in Bridgton from the first Monday in May, through mid-August.

 

  
 
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Check out the Conductor's Blog for more information about each concert from our conductor, Natasha Proctor . . .


  
 

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Please check back frequently to observe the development of this site and information about the band's history, current activities, profiles of its members, and schedule of upcoming concerts and parade appearances.  There will also be discussion forum and gallery of current and historical photographs.

The band now has its own e-mail address: info@bridgtoncommunityband.org which is monitored by the band's director/conductor, Natasha Proctor.

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Group Photo taken August 7, 2013

The Bridgton Community Band, celebrating its 76th birthday in 2014, is one of the few remaining community bands in the State. For seven weeks during the summer, volunteer musicians principally from the Bridgton area, but others from various parts of the country, present a lively, FREE concert to locals and visitors alike. The members, dressed in their new red Polo shirt uniforms, play a wide variety of music from rousing marches to classical pieces. The Band has had only six directors; Dick Albert held office the longest for twenty-eight years and the current director, Natasha Proctor, has conducted our Band for twelve years now.

Many people from the local area faithfully attend each week, while visitors to our area are excited to experience this unique activity. Audiences can range from children to seniors and number up to 150 or more.

This summer, the Bridgton Community Band will participate in R.H. Day 2014 in celebration of the Maine composer at the neighboring town of Hiram and in parades at Bridgton's 4th of July celebration, at Casco Days and the Fryeburg Fair. Rehersals begin each year on the first Monday of May and continue through mid-August at Stevens Brook Elementary School at 7 p.m. There is no age criteria for membership. Interested musicians should contact Ms. Proctor at a concert or via e-mail to info@bridgtoncommunityband.org. If you have visitors who are musically inclined, they are welcome to join in with us.

  
 
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Bridgton Community Band Concert
Thursday, August 14, 2014
7:30 p.m. at the Bridgton Gazebo
Natasha Proctor, Conductor

 

TONIGHT'S CONCERT
CANCELLED
DUE TO WEATHER
"Star Spangled Banner" Francis Scott Key
Bravura" C. E. Duble
"Western Overture" Antony Cooke
"The Sound of Music" Richard Rodgers
"The Dam Busters"  Eric Coates
"Spanish Horns" Maurice Clark
"In Storm and Sunshine" J. C. Heed
"In Munchen Steht Ein Hofbrauhaus" Wiga-Gabriel
"The Cairo Road" W. J. Adams
Sentimental Journey" Arr. by Phillip J. Lang
Old Comrades" C. Teike
"My Way" J. Revaux & C. Francois
"Fairest of the Fair" John Philip Sousa
 

 

  
 
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