Musicians Bringing Music to Life Since 1829
Fred Hughes
Music Director - Fred Hughes Fred’s 50-year career as a musician that began at age 12 in The New Holland Band. His father, Fred Sr., played tuba in the band and young Fred accompanied his father to rehearsals and performances from his earliest recollections. Before he could perform in The New Holland Band, he pulled the bass drum on parades and the annual Memorial Day Pilgrimage. He began studying keyboards and low brass at the age of 8 and by age
12 was performing alongside his father in the New Holland and Bainbridge Bands on tuba and in his dad’s jazz group on organ. Fred has performed in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Korea, and Europe. He was a member of the First Army and Eighth Army Bands as a tuba player, and pianist for the Army’s premier touring jazz ensemble - - the Jazz Ambassadors. A sampling of the jazz festivals at which he has performed include the Newport, Montreux, Nice and North Sea Jazz Festivals. He has conducted symphony orchestras to include the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cincinnati Pops and Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestras. He can be heard on over 30 recordings and his book, The Jazz Pianist: Left Hand Voicings and Chord Theory was originally published by Warner Brothers Publications and is now available from Alfred Publications. For Fred’s complete biography visit fredhughes.com. Fortunate to have many great teachers and mentors in his life, Fred’s experiences as a young apprentice in the community and professional organizations of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania provided the opportunity and training that have shaped him into the musician he is today.
Leon Hillard
Leon Hillard - Assistant Music Director Leon Hillard is the Assistant Director and Swing Band director for The New Holland Band. He is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and West Chester University in Music Education who retired from public school teaching as an instrumental music instructor in 2011. He is currently an adjunct trumpet professor at Elizabethtown College, plays with the Dave Stahl Sacred Orchestra, and continues to teach privately in the Gap and New Holland area.
He was an associate instructor for the All-American Youth Honors Band during the 1980's with performances throughout Europe,Mexico and Hawaii. He has performed in many show bands through the last four decades, performing songs from the 1960's to present day music.
Flute/Piccolo Georgia Dimaano Flute Kate Wenrich Anna D'Agostino Joyce S Hutt Oboe Rebecca Hartranft Brian Hammond Bassoon Shannon Jarvis Susan Herr Clarinet Robert Hoch Suzanne W. Haddon Fred Spaziani Jr. Sarah Orton Lisa Ann Summers Frances Mesko Chelsea Lenz Dakota Summers Michael Chapman Deborah Foote Cameron Frank Madi Ament Eb Clarinet Katherine Hoch
Bass Clarinet Danielle M. Cullen Dorothy Meck Contra Bass Clarinet Anna Marie Helinsky Saxophone Warren Daugherty Thomas Daugherty Kathryn Michalowski Skyler Orton Lillie Risser Horn JJonathan Rehrer James Johnston David Dishong Meredith Good Cornet/Trumpet Leon Hillard Laura Good Caleb Good Emma Kauffman Jay Boyer Ray Helinsky Kathy Kirchoff Cecilia Stoltzfus Jeff King George Weaver Bruce Wanner Cody Mellinger
Trombone Scott Cullen Rodger Anderson Ron Evans Emily Horning Alan Krock Aaron Good Tish Huddle - Bass Trombone Euphonium John R. Zimmerman Janice Mills D. Michael Ressler Tuba George W. DeMers Bruce Smith William Handy Saraiah Hoover Percussion Glenn I. Gordon Richard Fitz Chuck Vollherbst Kerry Moyer Ryan Fegley Don Reed
Emeritus Members Aurthur A. Futer, Bass Drummer Marlin Houck, Music Director Dr. Kenneth Laudermilch, Music Director Isaac Witwer, Founder of the Band Samuel O. Zimmerman, Music Director
Life Members Clarence Bowers Geoffrey L. Davis Arthur A. Futer Robert I Rentz Charles and Martha (Marty) Roland James W. Stauffer, Jr. J. Michael Terry William L. Weaver A.J. Young
Honorary Members Mr. and Mrs. Luther G. Baumbach Mr. G. Keith Funk, Jr. Dr. Henry Gas Mrs. Violet Helenthal Dr. Kenneth Laudermilch Dr. and Mrs. Ray E. Martin Herr Kurt Schnakenbuerg Mr. Richard A. Tshundy Mrs. Esther Weil
The New Holland Band | P.O. Box 345 | New Holland, PA 17557-0345 Telephone: (717) 355-5096 E-mail: info@newhollandband.org | Booking: bdctforbnd@verizon.net

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Musicians Bringing Music to Life Since 1829
The New Holland Band P.O. Box 345 New Holland, PA 17557-0345 Telephone: (717) 355-5096 E-mail: info@newhollandband.org Booking: bdctforbnd@verizon.net
Fred Hughes
Music Director - Fred Hughes Fred’s 50-year career as a musician that began at age 12 in The New Holland Band. His father, Fred Sr., played tuba in the band and young Fred accompanied his father to rehearsals and performances from his earliest recollections. Before he could perform in The New Holland Band, he pulled the bass drum on parades and the annual Memorial Day Pilgrimage. He began studying keyboards and low brass at the age of 8 and by age
12 was performing alongside his father in the New Holland and Bainbridge Bands on tuba and in his dad’s jazz group on organ. Fred has performed in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Korea, and Europe. He was a member of the First Army and Eighth Army Bands as a tuba player, and pianist for the Army’s premier touring jazz ensemble - - the Jazz Ambassadors. A sampling of the jazz festivals at which he has performed include the Newport, Montreux, Nice and North Sea Jazz Festivals. He has conducted symphony orchestras to include the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cincinnati Pops and Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestras. He can be heard on over 30 recordings and his book, The Jazz Pianist: Left Hand Voicings and Chord Theory was originally published by Warner Brothers Publications and is now available from Alfred Publications. For Fred’s complete biography visit fredhughes.com. Fortunate to have many great teachers and mentors in his life, Fred’s experiences as a young apprentice in the community and professional organizations of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania provided the opportunity and training that have shaped him into the musician he is today.
Leon Hillard
Leon Hillard - Assistant Music Director Leon Hillard is the Assistant Director and Swing Band director for The New Holland Band. He is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and West Chester University in Music Education who retired from public school teaching as an instrumental music instructor in 2011. He is currently an adjunct trumpet professor at Elizabethtown College, plays with the Dave Stahl Sacred Orchestra, and continues to teach privately in the Gap and New Holland area.
Flute/Piccolo Georgia Dimaano Flute Kate Wenrich Anna D'Agostino Joyce S Hutt Oboe Rebecca Hartranft Brian Hammond Bassoon Shannon Jarvis Susan Herr Clarinet Robert Hoch Suzanne W. Haddon Fred Spaziani Jr. Sarah Orton Lisa Ann Summers Frances Mesko Chelsea Lenz Dakota Summers Michael Chapman Deborah Foote Cameron Frank Madi Ament Eb Clarinet Katherine Hoch
Bass Clarinet Danielle M. Cullen Dorothy Meck Contra Bass Clarinet Anna Marie Helinsky Saxophone Warren Daugherty Thomas Daugherty Kathryn Michalowski Skyler Orton Lillie Risser Horn JJonathan Rehrer James Johnston David Dishong Meredith Good Cornet/Trumpet Leon Hillard Laura Good Caleb Good Emma Kauffman Jay Boyer Ray Helinsky Kathy Kirchoff Cecilia Stoltzfus Jeff King George Weaver Bruce Wanner Cody Mellinger
Trombone Scott Cullen Rodger Anderson Ron Evans Emily Horning Alan Krock Aaron Good Tish Huddle - Bass Trombone Euphonium John R. Zimmerman Janice Mills D. Michael Ressler Tuba George W. DeMers Bruce Smith William Handy Saraiah Hoover Percussion Glenn I. Gordon Richard Fitz Chuck Vollherbst Kerry Moyer Ryan Fegley Don Reed
Emeritus Members Aurthur A. Futer, Bass Drummer Marlin Houck, Music Director Dr. Kenneth Laudermilch, Music Director Isaac Witwer, Founder of the Band Samuel O. Zimmerman, Music Director
Life Members Clarence Bowers Geoffrey L. Davis Arthur A. Futer Robert I Rentz Charles and Martha (Marty) Roland James W. Stauffer, Jr. J. Michael Terry William L. Weaver A.J. Young
Honorary Members Mr. and Mrs. Luther G. Baumbach Mr. G. Keith Funk, Jr. Dr. Henry Gas Mrs. Violet Helenthal Dr. Kenneth Laudermilch Dr. and Mrs. Ray E. Martin Herr Kurt Schnakenbuerg Mr. Richard A. Tshundy Mrs. Esther Weil
He was an associate instructor for the All-American Youth Honors Band during the 1980's with performances throughout Europe, Mexico and Hawaii. He has performed in many show bands through the last four decades, performing songs from the 1960's to present day music.
The New Holland Band
The New Holland Band