An annual gift to general operations . . .

  • supports production costs for 20 great free concerts;
  • helps us buy equipment, like chairs & music stands; and
  • buys new music, so we can keep the concerts exciting.

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Send your check payable to the “BCB” to:
Bloomington Community Band
P. O. Box 237, Bloomington, IN 47402.

Your donation is safe, secure, and goes directly to support your band. Thank you for your donation.

Contributions may be acknowledged on our website unless anonymity is requested.

The Bloomington Community Band is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Visit our GuideStar page here.

Consult your tax adviser to determine whether your contribution is tax deductible.


Named Chairs

Beginning in 2014, donors to the BCB who give $5,000 or more have the opportunity to honor a person by naming a chair for them.


Paul O. Sawyer Brass Doug Davis Gary Wiggins
Robert A. Phillips Conductor Ron Sebben* Charles H. Davis
Ralph Leucht Concertmaster Chuck Davis* Charles H. Davis
RoseMary Lang Woodwinds Guy Hardy Charles H. Davis

* by virtue of the position held in the band

Paul O. Sawyer was director of bands at several Indiana high schools, including Charlestown, Tipton, Dover, Decatur Central and Greenwood.

Robert A. Phillips was a founder and conductor of the Indianapolis Symphonic Band.

Ralph Leucht was a long-time concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphonic Band and solo clarinetist with the Indianapolis Philharmonic Orchestra.

RoseMary Lang was professor of clarinet and other woodwinds at Butler’s Jordan Conservatory of Music.


In conjunction with the inaugural endowment fund drive in 2012, the band established two named funds, one for its founding director,  Newell Long, and the other for long-time Indiana University music librarian Ralph Papakhian.