Promoting Music Appreciation and Music Education Throughout the Community

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The Saint Helena Community Band is a group of local musicians who enjoy getting together to make music. The Band is an all-volunteer organization, continuing a 100-year-old Napa Valley tradition. Originally founded in 1921, the band was reestablished in 2007 by Francis Ford Coppola, a generous visionary, who believed life in the Upper Valley would be greatly enhanced by a community band.

Since then, we have grown to nearly 40 members, and new members join regularly; the only requirement being a desire to play and perform good music. We enjoy sharing our talents throughout the Napa Valley to further our mission: promoting music appreciation and music education in the community.

Under the direction of Dr. Andy Collinsworth, the band performs several concerts throughout the year; both indoors and outdoors, supporting community events and private celebrations.

The band’s repertoire includes a wide variety of music;

    • Big Band Favorites
    • Broadway Show Tunes
    • Classical Selections
    • Marches
    • Movie Themes
    • Pop and Rock Classics