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

  
 
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Sat. June 27th - 1:40 p.m.
R.B. Hall Day 2015
Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Ave., Gorham, ME

Fri., 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 8th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., July 15th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., July 22nd - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Sat., July 25th - 1:00 p.m.
Casco Days Parade
(Lineup at 12:15 p.m.)

Wed., July 29th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

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

Wed., August 12th - 7:30 p.m.
Concert
Happy Birthday, BCB
Bridgton Bandstand

77th Band Birthday Party
with cake following concert!

Sat., October 10th - 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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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 14, 2014

The Bridgton Community Band, celebrating its 77th birthday in 2015, 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 R.H. Day 2015 in celebration of the Maine composer in Gorham, ME 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
August 12, 2015
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 Billboard March" John N. Klohr
"Yesterday When I Was Young" Charles Aznavour
"Sabre and Spurs" John Philip Souza
"The Phantom of the Opera Medley" Andrew Lloyd Webber
"Liechtensteiner Polka" Ed Kotscher
"Georgia On My Mind" Hoagy Carmichael
"Golden Friendships" Henry Fillmore
"Bravura" C.E. Duble
"The Teddy Bear's Picnic" John W. Bratton
"Old Comrades" C. Teike
"My Way" J. Revaux and C. Francois
"Emblem of Unity" J.J. Richards
Please join us after the concert for the band's 77th Birthday - Free cake for all!
  
  
 
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