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Bay Concert Band 40th Season

Celebrating Bay Concert Band’s 40th Season

“HAPPY 40th”

Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 pm – Bay City Central Auditorium

All Tickets $5 General Admission

Children 6 & Younger Admitted Free

Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert

 Come join us for this very special concert.  The band will play many of the tunes presented at their very first concert in 1977, including “Original Dixieland Concerto,” “A Gershwin Medley,” “Glenn Miller in Concert” and “Washington Post,”  just to name of few.

Tickets available at Herter Music Center, The State Theater, McClaren Bay Regional Gift  Shop,
from any band member, or at the door.


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Bay Concert Band was the brainchild of Peg Rowley, Dr. James Fenton, James A. Griffiths and Walter Cramer. They placed two articles in The Bay City Times requesting former band students who had graduated from high school to come to the Bay City Central band room to organize a community band. Seventy-seven musicians attended the first …

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About Our Conductor

  PETER MAKAR JR. IV Music Director A native of Detroit, Michigan, Peter Makar Jr. IV graduated from Livonia Bentley High School in 1968 and continued his education by attaining a degree in Music Education from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters of Administration from Central Michigan University. Mr. Makar retired after 36 years in …

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