Strike Up The Summer Band: Belmont’s Once-A-Year Musical Get-Together

Photo: On stage with the Belmont Summer Community Band. “You’re playing great,” said Arto Asadoorian as he directs a collection of amateurs and students in a hurry-up rehearsal of an overture from the Disney movie, “Frozen.”  Yet the drummer has yet to get a feel for the piece, which Asadoorian found a bit amusing. “What, am I […]

Musical Summer Sweet: Belmont Community Band Premiers at Payson Park

What began earlier this year as the hope of a summer diversion for Belmont musicians succeeded beyond the modest expectations of its leader as the Belmont Summer Community Band performed its inaugural concert at a special performance of the Payson Park Music Festival on Thursday, July 31. With only three rehearsals scheduled before its first-ever […]

The New Community Band Premiers at Payson Park Thursday

The first-ever concert by Belmont’s new town band will take place at a special free event at the Payson Park Music Festival beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 31. Led by Arto Asadoorian, the Belmont Community Summer Band consists of wind and percussion players ages 14 to “too old to ask,” said Asadoorian. The band members – which has a […]

Musicians! Join the Belmont Community Summer Band!

Attention woodwind musicians or percussionists! How about enjoying the summer being both outside AND performing with some of your musical neighbors? Now you can have that chance with the Belmont Community Summer Band for a one-night only blow out performance at Payson Park. According to Arto Asadoorian, the Belmont Public School’s Director of Fine & Performing Arts, the band […]

Belmont Community Summer Band Seeking Musicians for July Concert

Summer is the season for being outdoors. And if your are a woodwind musician or percussionist, you can still enjoy being outside and perform with some of your neighbors with a new group, the Belmont Community Summer Band. According to Arto Asadoorian, the Belmont Public School’s Director of Fine & Performing Arts, the band is open to wind […]