Carleton Place and District

Community Band


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The Carleton Place and District Community Band, located in
Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada, is a volunteer organization of musicians encompassing secondary school students through to seniors. This group is a direct descendant of the Carleton Place Brass Band which came into existence in the late 1860's, developing into the Carleton Place Citizens' Band in the late 19th century and continuing through to the 1950's. The present incarnation of a community band was created in 1994 by 'Jack' Peckett who directed the group until 2000. The group has grown from 'The Dirty Dozen' original members to a cohesive group of 32 which performs at many community functions throughout the year, always including Canada Day, Carleton Place Heritage Festival, Remembrance Day and the Santa Claus Parade.

The band is a member of the Canadian Band Association.