Danville Town Band
One of the earliest pictures of the Danville Town Band circa 1992. When this picture was taken, 10 of the 19 members came from three families and included parents and children making music together. Intergenerational music making is still a priority for the Danville Town Band and we invite parents & children and teachers & students to come and make music together.
Our 2020 season was completely canceled due to the COVID pandemic. We were able to begin rehearsing again July 11, 2021 with all participating musicians fully vaccinated. We have scheduled two performances for August. Plans for a fall season have been suspended due to an increase in viral activity throughout the nation.
23rd Annual Danville Community Harvest Concert - October 25, 2015. Danville Town Band and combined community choirs concluded the concert with As All the Heavens Were a Bell by Jay Bocook. Click here to listen.
Our Director, Phil Brown has led the band since it was "reorganized" in 1991. Phil is an all around musician - tenor soloist, bass player, choral director, handbell consultant and manager/music director for St. J. Jazz. In addition to Danville Town Band, Phil also leads the Swing North Big Band and Maple Leaf Seven. Phil consistently selects and helps the band prepare programs of interesting and challenging repertoire.
Danville Town Band began it's current iteration in 1991. Our primary objectives are
Our season runs from April through October with rehearsals most Sunday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the Danville Congregational Church fellowship hall.
New members are welcome at any time during the season. This season we have a particular need for horns and saxes, but all instruments are welcome.