The Bay State Band, Frank J. Noonan, Director, is comprised of some of the finest musicians in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Originally formed October 3, 1920 by Manuel Viera of New Bedford. MA, our 20-25 piece Parade Band plays the traditional military marches of John Philip Sousa, R. B. Hall, Henry Fillmore, and George M. Cohan (to mention a few). Bay State's 20-35 piece Concert Band plays a spirited variety of contemporary and standard selections -- tailored to your audience.
For over 80 years, the Bay State Band continues to be the mainstay for festive celebrations in Southern New England. To schedule us for your next event, just Email us here!
Here is a list of some of the regulars presently in the band:
CLARINET/SAXOPHONE: Joseph Oliveira, Susan Gonsalves, Lori Saulnier, Aaron Shatkin, Courtney Smith, Alexander Moles
TRUMPET: Bill Brown, John Robinson, Aaron Pacheco, Michael Ponte, Daniel Rogers, John Oliver, Lawrence Menard, Rob Noonan, Tripp Noonan
EUPHONIUM: Frank Noonan, Dave Chace
TROMBONE: Jarrid Lopes, William (Bucky) Mc Afee
TUBA: Dominick Pantellero, Andrew Greenwood, Joe Machado
PERCUSSION: Dave Medeiros, Josh Mederios, Maureen Noonan