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Pottsgrove Community Band To Begin Spring Season

The band is sponsored by the Pottsgrove Recreation Board and has existed since 1959.

 

The Pottsgrove Community Band will perform at a spring concert at 7 p.m. May 21 in the auditorium. 

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

Thunderer March

Stars and Stripes Forever March

Brooke’s Triumphal March

Trombone Rag

Amparito Roca

First Suite for Military Band

Tribute to Harry James

Olympic Spirit

All of the concerts are free and open to the public. 

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