The New Cumberland Town Band had its beginning in 1946 as the New Cumberland
American Legion Post 143 Band. In the early 1950s the band became an independent,
The Band is most active in the summer months and plays in New Cumberland and other
Harrisburg area venues. The Band also plays an annual Christmas Concert at Trinity
United Methodist Church which is co-sponsored by the New Cumberland OldeTowne
The band has been directed by Harold Yegley, Ken Sampson, Don MacCluskie, Larry
Vittone, Don Shope, Dick Klinedinst, Pat Ciccarone, Earl T. Caton, Jr., Larry Grier, Donna
J. Deaven, Tom Turnbull, Jr. and our current conductor John Bugosh.
New Cumberland Town Band practices most Tuesday evenings during the summer
7:30-9:30. Trinity United Methodist Church is home to the bands spacious, air
conditioned practice hall. The band is grateful for the church's generous support.
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Christmas season will be here in the 'blink of an eye'. December 14 we will have a concert
to celebrate the holiday season and the support the band receives from New Cumberland.
Of course we want the holiday celebration to be a rousing clarion call to the heavens so
any enthusiastic community trumpet player is issued a warm welcome by the band, come
join us both for Christmas and for years to come. Come one and all to a great concert at
Trinity United Methodist Church.