Oskaloosa City Band Marks 150 Year Tradition

The Oskaloosa City Band members are excited to perform on the bandstand Thursday night at 8 p.m.  This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Oskaloosa City Band.  To commemorate this momentous year, during each weekly performance, concertgoers will have the opportunity to sign up for a prize drawing.  Gift certificates from Oskaloosa restaurants and retailers will be given away at each concert.


The Oskaloosa City Band is a diverse group, ranging in age from high school students to those enjoying their retirement years.  Most members live locally, with a few members joining the band from New Sharon and Sigourney. 


The band, under the direction of Bruce Peiffer, will play a variety of music, including: marches, show tunes, and the traditional “fiery overture based on a Western theme”.  


Read the full article in the June 11 edition of the News-Review.