Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
Waterloo Musical Society Band


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Waterloo Musical Society Band combined Junior and Senior bands marching in the Band Festival Parade of 1947 led by Charles F. Thiele.
Notes:
The Waterloo Musical Society was established on January 27, 1882.

The Waterloo Band Festival was organized by Charles F. Thiele in 1932 in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Waterloo Musical Society.The festival became an annual event at Waterloo Park from 1932 to 1940 and again from 1946 to 1958, known as Canada's premiere band festival. At times 70 bands from Ontario, Quebec, Wisconsin, Michigan, and (one year) Kamloops, BC, appeared in concerts and parades, and over the years more than 1000 contestants participated in 100 instrumental competitions.
Date of Original:
1947
Date Of Event:
1947
Dimensions:
Width: 18 cm
Height: 13 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 18cm
Image Height: 13cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
A-4-12; Z-7-2; Slide Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.465187 Longitude: -80.522372
Copyright Statement:
Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2

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Waterloo Musical Society Band


Waterloo Musical Society Band combined Junior and Senior bands marching in the Band Festival Parade of 1947 led by Charles F. Thiele.