Pottsgrove Community Band To Begin Spring Season
The band is sponsored by the Pottsgrove Recreation Board and has existed since 1959.
The band’s current director is Rod Boyer. The band’s founder and Director Emeritus is Tom Roberts.
The musicians, including some of the original players from 1959, range in age from the teens to the eighties, and they are all volunteers who rehearse one evening per week. They perform at assisted living centers and various parks in the surrounding area.
The band’s schedule includes the following concerts that begin at 7 p.m.:
Monday, May 14 Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans’ Center
Monday, May 21 Pottsgrove High School Auditorium
Monday, June 4 Sanatoga Court, Evergreen Road
Monday, June 11 Zion’s Church lawn, Hanover Street
Monday, June 18 Chestnut Knoll, Boyertown
Monday, July 9 Sanatoga Ridge, Berean Church
Monday, July 16 Walnut Woods, Boyertown
More concerts for the remainder of the summer and fall season will be scheduled in the near future.
The program of music for the upcoming concert season will include:
Overture to the Marriage of Figaro
Highlights from “Gigi”
Salute to Bob Hope
America, the Beautiful
God Bless America
Stars and Stripes Forever March
Brooke’s Triumphal March
First Suite for Military Band
Tribute to Harry James
All of the concerts are free and open to the public.