January 17, 2020  

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

Summer-Fall 2019 Appearances Minimize

Sat., June 29th - TBA
R.B. Hall Day

Tues., July 3rd - 7:30 p.m.

Independence Eve Concert
Patriotic Medley
Bridgton Bandstand
Followed by Fireworks

Wed., July 10th - 7:00 p.m.

Wed., July 17th - 7:00 p.m.

Wed., July 24th - 7:00 p.m.

Sat., July 27th - 2:00 p.m.
Casco Days Parade
(Lineup at 1:15 p.m.)

Wed., July 31st - 7:00 p.m.

Wed., August 7th - 7:00 p.m.

Wed., August 14th - 7:00 p.m.
Happy Birthday, BCB
Bridgton Bandstand
81st Band Birthday Party
with cake following concert!

Sat., October 5th - 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 Memorial Day..


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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Welcome To Official Website of The Bridgton Community Band Minimize

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 has its own e-mail address: info@bridgtoncommunityband.org.

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About the Band Minimize


Group Photo taken August 8, 2018

The Bridgton Community Band, celebrating its 80th birthday in 2018, is one of the few remaining community bands in the State. For six or 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 seven directors; Dick Albert held office the longest for twenty-eight years and Natasha Proctor for eighteen years.

At the end of the 2017 season, Steven Sweetsir (who plays French horn with us) was selected to fill the conductor's position for 2018 and beyond. Steven's bio information is found here.

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 also participate in the annual R.B. Hall Day on June 29th 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 just bring your instrument to a practice, stop by at any of our concerts, or contact us via e-mail to info@bridgtoncommunityband.org. If you have visitors who are musically inclined, they are welcome to join in with us.

Current and Archived Programs Minimize
 TitleModified DateSize Clicks
Wednesday, August 9, 20178/8/2017122.89 KBDownload1560
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Canceled Due to Weather)8/8/2017122.75 KBDownload1420
Wednesday, July 26, 20177/26/2017122.08 KBDownload1196
Wednesday, July 19, 20177/18/2017122.77 KBDownload1318
Wednesday, July 12, 20177/11/2017122.63 KBDownload1250
Wednesday, July 5, 20176/30/2017122.20 KBDownload1337
Monday, July 3, 2017 (Independence Eve)6/30/2017122.18 KBDownload1352
Wednesday, August 10, 20168/10/2016122.86 KBDownload1806
Wednesday, August 3, 20168/3/2016123.97 KBDownload1980
Wednesday, July 27, 20167/26/2016120.87 KBDownload1834
Wednesday, July 20, 20167/20/2016120.01 KBDownload1797
Wednesday, July 13, 20167/13/2016119.95 KBDownload1770
Wednesday, July 6, 20167/6/2016119.50 KBDownload1820
Sunday, July 3, 2016 - Independence Day Eve7/2/2016120.48 KBDownload1855
Wednesday, August 5, 20158/5/2015661.65 KBDownload2272
Wednesday, July 29,20157/28/201577.49 KBDownload2352
Wednesday, July 22, 20157/21/201576.07 KBDownload2407
Wednesday, July 15, 20157/14/201578.28 KBDownload2235
Wednesday, July 8, 20157/8/201585.22 KBDownload2643
Friday, July 3, 2015 - Independence Eve7/2/201590.55 KBDownload2837
Thursday, August 14, 20148/12/201475.66 KBDownload3723
Wednesday, August 6, 20148/5/201475.98 KBDownload3281
Wednesday, July 23, 20147/22/201475.75 KBDownload3103
Wednesday, July 16, 20147/15/201475.87 KBDownload3364
Wednesday, July 9, 20147/8/201475.67 KBDownload3199
Thursday, July 3, 20147/3/201474.89 KBDownload2939
Wednesday, August 14, 20138/14/201375.56 KBDownload3440
Wednesday, August 7, 20138/6/201375.67 KBDownload3414
Wednesday, July 31, 20137/30/201375.96 KBDownload4165
Wednesday, July 24, 20137/24/201377.59 KBDownload3397
Wednesday, July 17, 20137/16/201375.00 KBDownload3343
Wednesday, July 10, 20137/9/201375.78 KBDownload3822
Wednesday, July 3, 20137/2/201376.52 KBDownload3506
Wednesday, August 15, 20128/13/201276.07 KBDownload4427
Wednesday, August 08, 20128/6/201275.06 KBDownload4197
Wednesday, August 1, 20127/30/201276.26 KBDownload4104
Wednesday, July 25, 20127/24/201276.16 KBDownload4031

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