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Community Band of Dover-Foxcroft announces rehearsals

Article from The Piscataquis Observer, Vol. 166, No. 18, May 05, 2004

DOVER-FOXCROFT The Community Band of Dover-Foxcroft, under the direction of Arnold L. Poland, Director of Music at Foxcroft Academy, will begin rehearsals on Friday, May 7 in preparation for the summer concert season. Rehearsals will be held at Foxcroft Academy Music Room on Fridays from 6:30 to 8:00p.m.. The band presents concerts throughout the summer and also provides music for parades several times each season. Interested players should contact Mr. Poland Band musicians, regardless of experience and are encouraged to contact Mr. Poland at 564-2760 or by sending an e-mail to

Players of the following instruments are needed: flute (piccolo), clarinet, alto clarinet, bass clarinet,. alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trumpet, coronet, french horn, mellophone, baritone horn, euphonium, tuba, sousaphone and drums. Some instruments may be provided if needed. Please contact Mr. Poland.

The Community Concert Band also needs non-musicians to help with music library, publicity, equipment and organizational aspects of the group.

The CCB was originally started by Mr. Jim Perkins, the former band director of Penquis Valley High School in Milo, as part of the Adult Education program.

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