The following introduces the organizations mentioned/linked above in this section:
Stratford is a town of many festivals. Check out this website for the latest festival events planned for Stratford.
Stratford Community Concert Band
The Stratford (CT) Community Concert Band was formed in 1961 and for many years existed as a conventional concert band. However, over the past decade, and under the direction of Wayne Hiller, the group has evolved into a 40-member swing band. Its repertoire is devoted almost entirely to the performance of classic and modern swing arrangements. Members range in age from high school students to retirees and hail from the Stratford area and beyond. The band welcomes all musicians who play wind instruments normally associated with a swing band (including French horns and baritones/euphoniums but no double reeds - sorry).