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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Regrettably our summer concert season has been cancelled. After much research
about how wind instruments use air and social distancing needs and how we can
co-exist with covid-19 the band's board of directors has decided that we cannot
As disappointed as we now feel, the band looks forward to re-starting joyous sounds
as a group.