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The Belchertown Community Band - Celebrating our 34th season

About our Director

Michael Bauer was raised in Pennsylvania, where he enjoyed the community band experience as a teenager.  Educated at the New England Conservatory of Music, Mike went on to teach music for fifteen years in Palmer, Massachusetts.  While in Palmer, he conducted the Junior Band and the Palmer High School Stage Band.  And, for two years, Mike conducted The Palmer High School Band.  In 1985, Mike left Palmer becoming the director of the Belchertown High School Band.  Mike has directed the Belchertown Community Band since it was established in 1986, and we are very fortunate to be working with such a talented and enthusiastic musician.