The Union Municipal Band, under direction of Howard Toplansky, is one of Union's longest-standing traditions. The concert band performs numerous concerts each year that are free and open to the public. Mr. Toplansky believes the municipal band contributes to the culture of the township, sharing that “the municipal band is a great way to introduce members of the community to time-honored musical styles and compositions."
The following are the Union Municipal Band concert dates for 2023. Concerts are located at the Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, located at 1120 Commerce Avenue(unless otherwise noted).
February 6 at 7:30pm
March 13 at 7:30pm | PBA Scholarship Fundraiser Benefit Concert
April 17 at 7:30pm
May 22 at 7:30pm | Memorial Day Parade Fundraiser Benefit Concert
June 26 at 7:30pm Moved indoors to Hannah Caldwell Schoo, 1120 Commerce Ave.
July 10 at 7:30pm (Putnam Manor)
July 17 at 7:30pm (Ehrhart Gardens)
Additional dates for the 2023-24 academic year will follow
The band would like to invite musicians, including high school students, from Union and the surrounding communities to join the group. If you are interested please call the Recreation Department at 908-686-4200.