Festival Opener: Bay Area Concert Band

The Bay Area Concert Band has opened every Oregon Coast Music Festival since the festival began in 1978!. The Band is a recognized non-profit organization. The group of ~ 40 distinguished musicians from in and around the bay area welcomes student musicians of proven ability to join them. Conductor Stephen Simpkins will lead the band in performance of an array of typical band music including light classical, medleys from composers of Broadway and movie hits, Latin music, and marches.


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