The Montgomery Village Community Band is recognized as one of the premier community bands in Maryland. There are many opportunities to enjoy and be proud of your hometown band during its 33rd concert season. The band has developed a wonderfully diverse repertoire of music including traditional and concert marches, show tunes and big band favorites. The band performs concerts in the Village and throughout the local area. Practice is held on the first, second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at Stedwick Community Center and in the band room at Watkins Mill High School on the third Wednesday of each month. For more information or to join, contact Jana Serlo at 240-243-2334.
Sunday, April 30 | 3 p.m. | Lake Marion Community Center, 8821 East Village Avenue | Spring Concert
Sunday, June 4 | 6 p.m. | Dr. Gordon W. Bowie Music Pavilion | Summer concert Series Kick-Off
Sunday, June 11 | 3 p.m. | Maryland Band Day at the Historic Springfield Barn in Williamsport, MD
Tuesday, July 4 | 12:30 p.m. | Apple Ridge Recreation Area | MVF Independence Day Celebration
Montgomery Blue Notes Jazz Band
The Montgomery Blue Notes, an off-shoot of the Montgomery Village Community Band, is seeking tenor saxophones and a bass trombone. The Montgomery Blue Notes meet on Monday evenings at Stedwick Community Center (SCC), 10401 Stedwick Road; most members are also involved in the Montgomery Village Community Band that meets on Wednesday evenings at Stedwick Community Center. For more information, contact Band Director Steven Wampler.
Sunday, April 23 | Sunrise at Fox Hill
Sunday, June 18 | 3 p.m. | Art in the Park at Dr. Gordon W. Bowie Music Pavilion