Orangeville Community Band

June 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Broadway Ramble
Broadway Avenue

orangeville community band

The Orangeville Community Band is a concert band with a community focus, and is a registered charity. It exists to provide musical enjoyment and skill development to the membership and quality performances for Orangeville and the surrounding areas. It provides educational programs and mentoring for youth and culturally enriching performances for seniors and the greater community. The Band includes people from a variety of skills levels and is intended to provide enjoyment of Community and Music for all who hear and all who participate. The group usually showcases up to fifty performers, and performs many genres of Music.

The Band began in September 2007 under the direction of John Wervers. The band has also been directed by Doug McIlwain, and the current Musical Director is Joy Spencer. In the past few years the band has served the Headwaters community through a wide variety of music & venues: Remembrance Day, Christmas, Seniors centers, Education Concerts – festivals for youth, Orangeville Mall, Farmer’s Market and Rec centre pop-up concerts, Community Living, Blast at Island Lake, and the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival.
Recent concert themes include “Dancing with the Band” where the audience learned to dance with the band, and “Awakening Musical Adventure”, where the audience had the opportunity to participate in an arts competition during the concert.