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

  
 
Summer-Fall 2016 Appearances Minimize

Sun., July 3rd - 7:30 p.m.
Independence Eve Concert
Patriotic Medley
Bridgton Bandstand
Followed by Fireworks

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

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

Wed., July 13th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Tues., July 19th - 7:00 p.m.
Concert
Fryeburg Bandstand on Main Street

Wed., July 20th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., July 27th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Sat., July 30th - 2:00 p.m.
Casco Days Parade
(Lineup at 1:15 p.m.)

Wed., August 3rd - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., August 10th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Happy Birthday, BCB
Bridgton Bandstand

78th Band Birthday Party
with cake following concert!

Sat., October 8th - 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. There will be no rehearsal on Monday, May 30th.

 

  
 
Recent Conductor's Blog Posts Minimize

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


Welcome to our 2016 Season!
August 3rd Concert - Music From Across The Pond
July 27th Concert - "That's Entertainment"
  
 

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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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About the Band Minimize

>Group Photo 2015

Group Photo taken August 12, 2015

The Bridgton Community Band, celebrating its 78th birthday in 2016, 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 thirteen 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 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.

  
 
Bridgton Community Band Concert Program Minimize
Bridgton Community Band Concert
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
(Our 78th Birthday Concert)
7:30 p.m. at the Bridgton Gazebo
Natasha Proctor, Conductor

TONIGHT'S CONCERT
CANCELLED
DUE TO WEATHER
"Star Spangled Banner" Francis Scott Key
"The Battleship Maine" Roland F. Seitz
"Western Overture" Antony Cooke
"Belle of the Ball" Leroy Anderson
"Citizen's Pride" H. J. Crosby
"Victory At Sea" Richard Rogers
"The Perfect Storm" Arr. Ralph Ford
"Old Comrades" C. Teike
"Morning Commuter" Charles Richard Spinney
"Army of the Nile" Kenneth J. Alford
"Now Is The Hour" Arr. Harold L. Walters
"Spectre of Fortune" Kevin Kaisershot
Please join us following the concert for birthday cake!
  
  
 
Current and Archived Programs Minimize
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Wednesday, August 10, 20168/10/2016122.86 KBDownload99
Wednesday, August 3, 20168/3/2016123.97 KBDownload106
Wednesday, July 27, 20167/26/2016120.87 KBDownload136
Wednesday, July 20, 20167/20/2016120.01 KBDownload136
Wednesday, July 13, 20167/13/2016119.95 KBDownload145
Wednesday, July 6, 20167/6/2016119.50 KBDownload165
Sunday, July 3, 2016 - Independence Day Eve7/2/2016120.48 KBDownload157
Wednesday, August 5, 20158/5/2015661.65 KBDownload714
Wednesday, July 29,20157/28/201577.49 KBDownload692
Wednesday, July 22, 20157/21/201576.07 KBDownload670
Wednesday, July 15, 20157/14/201578.28 KBDownload649
Wednesday, July 8, 20157/8/201585.22 KBDownload705
Friday, July 3, 2015 - Independence Eve7/2/201590.55 KBDownload736
Thursday, August 14, 20148/12/201475.66 KBDownload1434
Wednesday, August 6, 20148/5/201475.98 KBDownload1228
Wednesday, July 23, 20147/22/201475.75 KBDownload1377
Wednesday, July 16, 20147/15/201475.87 KBDownload1293
Wednesday, July 9, 20147/8/201475.67 KBDownload1325
Thursday, July 3, 20147/3/201474.89 KBDownload1293
Wednesday, August 14, 20138/14/201375.56 KBDownload1724
Wednesday, August 7, 20138/6/201375.67 KBDownload1761
Wednesday, July 31, 20137/30/201375.96 KBDownload1702
Wednesday, July 24, 20137/24/201377.59 KBDownload1739
Wednesday, July 17, 20137/16/201375.00 KBDownload1731
Wednesday, July 10, 20137/9/201375.78 KBDownload1807
Wednesday, July 3, 20137/2/201376.52 KBDownload1788
Wednesday, August 15, 20128/13/201276.07 KBDownload2456
Wednesday, August 08, 20128/6/201275.06 KBDownload2351
Wednesday, August 1, 20127/30/201276.26 KBDownload2319
Wednesday, July 25, 20127/24/201276.16 KBDownload2326
 
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