membership opportunities

Sept 25th, 2019: GCB Announces 2019 Terra Nova Gala Concert ​

​June 6th, 2019: GCB Announces 2019 Scholarship Winners 

​April 24th, 2019: Dr. Edsel Bonnell Bestowed Title of Director Emeritus 

January 1st, 2019: Ron Collins Announced as Director upon Retirement of Dr. Edsel Bonnell 


welcome to the gcb

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
   - Trombone
   - Tuba

​   - Percussion

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

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.



Listen to the band

Sunday, Oct. 27th, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Annual Terra Nova Gala Concert at D.F. Cook Recital Hall.  ​

Sunday, Nov. 24th, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Second Annual GCB Christmas Pops Concert at Gower Street United Church

Sunday, Dec. 22nd, 2019 at 10:30 am
Annual GCB Musical and Service at Gower Street United Church  

Tuesday, Dec. 24th, 2019 at 10:30 am
Annual GCB Christmas Eve Performances at Pleasant View Towers

Sunday, Apr. 5th, 2020 at 10:30 am
GCB Palm Sunday Musical and Service at Gower Street United Church