Penfield Pops Band

Introducing the Penfield Pops Community Band

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About Us
Since its inception in 1996, the Penfield Pops Community Band has been a harmonious blend of dedicated volunteer musicians coming together to create beautiful music. Our ensemble is a testament to the power of music, showcasing the diverse talents of adults who share a passion for playing. Whether you're an experienced musician or just dusting off your instrument, you'll find a welcoming community within our band.

Rehearsals and Performances
We invite you to join us every Monday evening from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM as we gather in the inspiring atmosphere of the Band Room at Bay Trail Middle School on Scribner Road. Our rehearsal schedule runs from September through July, offering a year-round opportunity to indulge in the joy of making music together. We're not just a band; we're a family of musicians who create memorable moments through our performances.

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November 2023 Performance

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December 2023 Performance

2024 Schedule:

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March 2024 Performance

May 27: Memorial Day concert 
3100 Atlantic Avenue, behind Penfield Town Hall
10:30 AM
Conductor: Mr Brett Chipman

June 10 - Dress Rehearsal, 7:30-9:00 pm
June 17 - Regular Concert
Where: Bay Trail Middle School
When: 7:30
Conductor: Mrs. Allison Chipman 

June 25: Amphitheater Concert
Where: Penfield Amphitheater 
When: 6:30pm
Conductor: Mrs. Allison Chipman 

July 15 - Dress Rehearsal, 7:30-9:00 pm
July 22 - Concert, 7:30 pm

Meet Our Conductor
Starting in September 2023, the Penfield Pops Community Band is delighted to welcome our new conductor, Allison Chipman. A proud Rochester native, Allison brings her extensive musical expertise to our ensemble. She currently teaches at Churchville-Chili Senior High School, where she directs the award-winning Churchville-Chili Wind Ensemble. Allison holds a Master's degree in Music Education from Syracuse University and another in Wind Conducting from the University of Southern Maine. She has over ten years of experience teaching. Her passion for music education is palpable, and she's excited to guide and nurture our band's growth.

Join Us
We invite you to explore the opportunity of becoming a part of our musical journey. Whether you're an accomplished musician or simply looking to rekindle your musical passion, you'll find a supportive and inclusive community in the Penfield Pops Community Band. Join us, and let's make music together!

Contact Us
For more information about the Penfield Pops Community Band and how you can get involved, please reach out to Andrew Urckfitz at Penfield Recreation at 585-340-8655 or by email at: Join us in the wonderful world of music-making and be a part of something special in the Town of Penfield!