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1946- Present

The New Cumberland Town Band had its beginning in 1946 as the New Cumberland 
American Legion Post 143 Band. In the early 1950s the band became an independent, 
self-supporting organization.

The Band is most active in the summer months and plays in New Cumberland and other 
Harrisburg area venues. The Band also plays an annual Christmas Concert at Trinity 
Church of New Cumberland which is co-sponsored by the New Cumberland OldeTowne 

The band has been directed by Harold Yegley, Ken Sampson, Don MacCluskie, Larry 
Vittone, Don Shope, Dick Klinedinst, Pat Ciccarone, Earl T. Caton, Jr., Larry Grier, Donna 
J. Deaven, Tom Turnbull, Jr., & John Bugosh.

New Cumberland Town Band practices most Tuesday evenings during the summer 
7:30-9:30.   Trinity Church of New Cumberland is home to the bands spacious, air 
conditioned practice hall.   The band is grateful for the church's generous support.

Our Director

Frank Schreiner


Mr. Schreiner started his teaching career in 1973 at Wilson 
High School near Reading. Beginning in 1976 Frank was 
active as a middle and high school band director for 34 
years at Allen Middle School and Red Land High School in 
the West Shore School District. He also served as the Music 
Coordinator for the West Shore School District for over 10 
years. Immediately following retirement from public school 
teaching, Frank taught music education and supervised 
student teaching at Towson University. He plays saxophone 
many Sundays at Daybreak Church in Mechanicsburg and 
maintains an active private music studio. He and his wife Sue 
live in Fairview Township and have two grown children and 
three grandchildren.

Town Band Leadership


Howard Bink

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Mr. Bink has performed as percussionist with the NCTB since 
1967 and has served as president of the organization for many 
years.  Howard holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from 
Clarion University of PA.  Howard has been very active in the 
local area musical scene and currently performs with the West 
Shore Symphony Orchestra, the Egerlander German Band, and 
the Tunesters of Central PA.
(717) 774-4339


Elected Band Officers
Howard Bink - President
Anne Lutz - Vice President
Dan Newhouser - Treasurer
Lynn Kloske - Secretary
Robert Copeland - Band Manager

Non-Elected Positions
Carol Newhouser - Music Librarian
Allison Barno - Music Librarian
Jennifer Fetter - FaceBook Coordinator
Rob Copeland - WebMaster
Joe Gargiulo - Publicity Coordinator
Ed Kloske - Sound Technician

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