The Bloomfield Civic Band: Who Are We?
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on August 16th, 2018 | Comments Off on The Bloomfield Civic Band: Who Are We?
Who are the members of the Bloomfield Civic Band? At a recent concert the band members were asked to identify their day jobs. They are
- high school students;
- college students;
- music teachers (elementary and high school);
- freelance professional musicians;
- music teachers who are also freelance professionals;
- a freelance professional musician who is also a network engineer for a major bank;
- a retired music teacher;
- a retired music teacher and university adjunct instructor;
- a retired music teacher and freelance music engraver;
- a reporter for two North Jersey newspapers;
- a machinist;
- a paraprofessional;
- a music store manager with aspirations of becoming a music teacher;
- a grant writer with a theater communications group;
- a chemist;
- a podiatrist;
- a graphic designer with an engineering firm who is also a member of two drum corps;
- a cashier;
- a stocker and salesperson at a pet store;
- a freelance musician who is also a self-employed machinist;
- a homemaker who is hoping to return to the outside workforce soon;
- a custom framer at an arts and crafts store;
- a swim instructor who is also a park ranger, a substitute teacher, and a Scoutmaster; and
- a freelance project manager and editor.
Whew! We do many different things when we’re not playing in the band. We all have one thing in common, though: We enjoy making music in an ensemble. If you enjoy making music and are looking for an ensemble, give us a shout. If you are curious about what such a diverse group of people sounds like, keep your eyes open for announcements about upcoming concerts.
Thanks for stopping by!