Conductor Emeritus






Photo by Ken Clauser

Next Concert
 July 19th West Park.

Season in Full Swing
Raymond S Becker Jr. (Conductor Emeritus 1962-2006) - passed away May 19th, 2015 - He will surely be missed.

Musicians Wanted
We are seeking talented and devoted musicians in all our sections. Please consider coming to our rehearsals Monday Evenings 8pm at the Lehigh Parkway Barn located near the Iron Bridge in the parkway. Call George Fennell at (610)435-0628 to make arrangements and get specific information! This is not for beginners. Not sure if you qualify, please call!

Calling All Graduates!
The Marine Band of Allentown is recognizing the area’s best and brightest students with its
first ever concert honoring graduates of local high schools, colleges, and universities, as
well as local graduates of military academies. The program will be Friday, June 19, at West
Park in Allentown at 7:30 pm. All graduates are invited to attend the concert and be
recognized. The program will include selections associated with students, including Sousa’s
High School Cadets; The Sinfonians, written by Clifton Williams in honor of America’s largest
and oldest musical fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia; and, of course, Edward Elgar’s Pomp and
Circumstance March No. 1, the piece most associated with graduation ceremonies. Additional
highlights will include music this year’s graduates have enjoyed through their formative years,
such as music from the movies The Incredibles and Frozen.
Graduates who wish to participate are asked to email their name, school, town of residence,
parents’ names, honors/awards/activities, offices held, and plans for the future
(college/major, employment, military, etc.) to As the band plays
Pomp and Circumstance, the graduates will be introduced on the stage and presented to the
The schedule for the rest of the season is here: Schedule. Take a look.

The Marine Band of Allentown is now well into its second century. We are asking our loyal audience to make special donations to the band so we may continue to contribute to the cultural well-being of Allentown and the Lehigh Valley.

Participation level:
Friend ($10-24)
Patron ($25-49)
Benefactor ($50 + Up)

Please mail your contributions to:

Marine Band of Allentown
c/o Theresa Nemeth
PO Box 90002
Allentown, PA 18109-0002

Questions or Comments - Contact the Site Administrator or call Band Manager George Fennell, 610-435-0628
Last updated: Jan. 31, 2013
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