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Welcome to the GCB

The Gower Community Band, a non-denominational community service outreach initiative established and maintained by Gower Street United Church in St. John’s, NL, is an open concert band program providing opportunities for musical training and skills development, performance in support of community causes, scholarships for promising musicians, and fellowship for its diverse membership. The Band performs between 12-15 times per year, including full band events and smaller ensemble performances which allow members to accommodate band commitments in busy work and family obligations.

A special focus is the GCB Seniors’ Shows, which provides an ongoing popular performance program of “concerts for people who can’t get out to concerts.” The present intergenerational band is the inheritor of a legacy of music and service which began in 1973 with the establishment of the Gower Youth Band program, an honoured institution in the Newfoundland musical community. Band instrumentalists of all ages who love music and are committed to community service are warmly welcomed into the GCB.

 
Events

June 14 - Last practice for the year and AGM.  See you all in Sept.

Oct 22 - Terra Nova Concert 10th Anniversary - Cook Hall - Time TBA.


News

Gower Band announces 2017 scholarships award winners.

Gower Band presented Gold Award at Rotary Music Festival.

Recruitment Campaign

The Gower Band Program would like to hear from musicians of all talent levels interested in joining the band.

We have the following openings:
   - Bassoon
   - Clarinet
   - French Horn
   - Flute
   - Trombone
   - Tuba

Please Contact Us and let us know if you are interested.


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