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Maynard Community Band
About Us
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Who is in the Maynard Community Band?

The Maynard Community Band provides an outlet for musicians of various ages, abilities, and backgrounds to come together to play great music! Our band is two bands in one: the concert band and the dance band. Our band members come from the town of Maynard as well as other nearby communities such as Acton, Stow, and Marlboro, and from as far away as Billerica, Lexington, Waltham, and Wayland.

 

What type of music does the Maynard Community Band play?

The Maynard Community Dance Band plays big band and dance favorites including "String of Pearls," "In the Mood," and "Stardust." Our concert band selections include classical songs ("William Tell Overture"; "1812 Overture"), marches ("National Emblem"; "Hall of Fame March"); show tunes ("Oliver!"; "Phantom of the Opera"; "Fiddler on the Roof"); latin songs ("Begin the Beguine"; "Beguine Festival"); and patriotic songs ("Stars and Stripes Forever"; "American Patrol"). We are always rehearsing new songs to expand our repertoire.

 

Where does the Maynard Community Band rehearse?

The Maynard Community Band rehearses throughout the year (except during the summer concert season) at the Fowler School in Maynard, MA (If the Fowler School is unavailable then the band will rehearse at Concord Street Circle). Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 6:45 - 8:45 PM. Find out how YOU can join the Maynard Community Band.

 

Where does the Maynard Community Band perform?

The Maynard Community Band performs a number of concerts throughout the year. During the summer the Maynard Community Band provides FREE outdoor concerts at Maynard's Memorial Park. We have also played outdoor summer concerts at the 3 senior homes in Maynard: Concord Street Circle, Powdermill Circle, and Summerhill Glen.

Other performances included a trip to Marlboro to play at Union Common, Old Sturbridge Village on the Fourth of July for "Picnic in the Park," entertaining the residents of Concord Health Care Center (Concord, MA), the Trinity Strawberry Festival (Shrewsbury, MA), Hudson Elks (Hudson), Maynard Farmers Market (summer/fall), MaynardFest (October), Beacon Santa telethon (December), our annual Christmas Pops Concert (December), as well as at parties and class reunions. Check out our Upcoming Events schedule for the dates, times, and locations!

 

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last updated: November 29, 2013