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

  
 
Summer-Fall 2018 Appearances Minimize

Sat., June 30th - 12:20 p.m.
R.B. Hall Day
Waterville Opera House
Waterville, Maine
https://www.operahouse.org/event/rb-hall-2018/

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

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

Wed., July 11th - 7:00 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Library Courtyard

Wed., July 18th - 7:00 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Library Courtyard

Wed., July 25th - 7:00 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Library Courtyard

Sat., July 28th - 2:00 p.m.
Casco Days Parade
(Lineup at 1:15 p.m.)

Wed., August 1st - 7:00 p.m.
Concert
Bridgton Bandstand

Wed., August 8th - 7:00 p.m.
Concert
Happy Birthday, BCB
Bridgton Bandstand
80th Band Birthday Party
with cake following concert!

Sat., October 6th - 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 28th.

 

  
 
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.

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About the Band Minimize

>Group Photo 2017

Group Photo taken August 9, 2017

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 in Waterville on June 30th 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 KBDownload973
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Canceled Due to Weather)8/8/2017122.75 KBDownload695
Wednesday, July 26, 20177/26/2017122.08 KBDownload673
Wednesday, July 19, 20177/18/2017122.77 KBDownload741
Wednesday, July 12, 20177/11/2017122.63 KBDownload690
Wednesday, July 5, 20176/30/2017122.20 KBDownload779
Monday, July 3, 2017 (Independence Eve)6/30/2017122.18 KBDownload816
Wednesday, August 10, 20168/10/2016122.86 KBDownload1255
Wednesday, August 3, 20168/3/2016123.97 KBDownload1416
Wednesday, July 27, 20167/26/2016120.87 KBDownload1255
Wednesday, July 20, 20167/20/2016120.01 KBDownload1240
Wednesday, July 13, 20167/13/2016119.95 KBDownload1237
Wednesday, July 6, 20167/6/2016119.50 KBDownload1264
Sunday, July 3, 2016 - Independence Day Eve7/2/2016120.48 KBDownload1296
Wednesday, August 5, 20158/5/2015661.65 KBDownload1746
Wednesday, July 29,20157/28/201577.49 KBDownload1805
Wednesday, July 22, 20157/21/201576.07 KBDownload1886
Wednesday, July 15, 20157/14/201578.28 KBDownload1710
Wednesday, July 8, 20157/8/201585.22 KBDownload2020
Friday, July 3, 2015 - Independence Eve7/2/201590.55 KBDownload2209
Thursday, August 14, 20148/12/201475.66 KBDownload3102
Wednesday, August 6, 20148/5/201475.98 KBDownload2718
Wednesday, July 23, 20147/22/201475.75 KBDownload2583
Wednesday, July 16, 20147/15/201475.87 KBDownload2689
Wednesday, July 9, 20147/8/201475.67 KBDownload2667
Thursday, July 3, 20147/3/201474.89 KBDownload2421
Wednesday, August 14, 20138/14/201375.56 KBDownload2941
Wednesday, August 7, 20138/6/201375.67 KBDownload2900
Wednesday, July 31, 20137/30/201375.96 KBDownload3642
Wednesday, July 24, 20137/24/201377.59 KBDownload2846
Wednesday, July 17, 20137/16/201375.00 KBDownload2826
Wednesday, July 10, 20137/9/201375.78 KBDownload2905
Wednesday, July 3, 20137/2/201376.52 KBDownload2996
Wednesday, August 15, 20128/13/201276.07 KBDownload3819
Wednesday, August 08, 20128/6/201275.06 KBDownload3663
Wednesday, August 1, 20127/30/201276.26 KBDownload3595
Wednesday, July 25, 20127/24/201276.16 KBDownload3518
 
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