About the Organization:
The original New Holland Band, consisting of fifes and drums, was formed in 1829 as part of a regional militia unit. In 1856, the band was organized under the direction of Isaac Witwer as the Earl Infantry Band, and was reorganized for Civil War field duty in 1864 as the 203rd Regimental Band of the Pennsylvania Volunteers.
The mission of the New Holland Band is to preserve, maintain and advance its historical tradition of providing live performance of the highest quality band literature performed at a consistently professional level. The membership of the band includes professional andnon-professional musicians along with college and high school student musicians.
Why is endowment important to your mission?
“The New Holland Band Performance Endowment Fund is for the purpose of preserving Live Music performances by the New Holland Band in perpetuity as long as the New Holland Band continues in existence. The fund will be used to supplement or pay the cost to provide live music concerts for the cultural and educational benefit of the community. An endowment is an investment that provides endless support to charitable causes. It is a promise without end, made by you in support of The New Holland Band Endowment.”
-George W. Weaver, President and 50-year member of The New Holland Band
The New Holland Band
P.O. Box 345
New Holland, PA 17557
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