The Knox Town Band
The Knox Town Band playing a benefit concert
for the Land Conservancy at the Voorheesville
Gazebo.
Memorial day 2005, near the end in Knox,
Harold Lendrum pulling the float.
Memorial day 2005, getting ready
Kyle at Berne Heritage Days
KTB at Berne Heritage Days 2005
Kevin at Berne Heritage Days
Band Members:   
Mark Viscio         French Horn
Heather Curvin     trumpet
Stacey Wright      trumpet
Amy Pokorny       trumpet
Eric Stott             saxophone
Nancy Scanlon     clarinet
Nathan Giordano  tuba
Gerry Irwin          trumpet
Russ Pokorny      baritone horn
Amanda, Jen, and Debbie at Berne Heritage Days 2005
To Join the Band or for information, please
email rpokorny@nycap.rr.com or phone
Russ at 518-669-6459.  New members are
always welcome.
Coming Events:


Memorial Day Parades in Berne and Knox, 2016
911 Ceremony in Knox 2016

Where we’ve been:
September 11, 2016, Amy, Heather, Gerry, Mark, Russ, and Nathan played at the 9-11 memorial at the Knox Fire House.
May 30, Memorial Day 2016, Stacey, Amy, Dan, Nathan, and Russ played in the Berne and Knox parades, with Gerry Chartier pulling the float.
At the 20 Mall Price Chopper for the Masonic bell ringers, December 2015
Memorial Day parade Knox and Berne, 2015
Knox 911 ceremony, 2015
Seniors XMAS party 2014
911 Ceremony in Knox, 2014
Memorial Day parade 2014
Little League opening day, 2014, we played the National Anthem.
Memorial day 2013 we played for the Berne Knox parade.
9/11 2014, we played for the ceremony at the firehouse in Knox.
December 1, 2012, 5 to 6 pm, Nancy and Bill played for the Salvation Army Bell Ringers, Lou and Jack, at the 20 Mall Price Chopper.
December 1, 2012, 3 to 4 pm, Heather, Dan, Russ, Amy, and Eric played for the Salvation Army Bell Ringers, Lou and Jack, at the 20 Mall Price
Chopper.
September 11, 2012, we played for the Knox 9-11 ceremony at the Knox Fire House.
May 28, 2012, Memorial Day Parade, Nancy, Heather, Sanderson, Amy, Gerry, Nathan, Dan, Eric, and Russ
September 11, 2011, we played at the Knox 9-11 ceremony at the Knox Fire House.
May 30, 2011, Memorial Day Parade
September 11, 2010,  we played at the Knox 9-11 ceremony at the Knox Fire House
May 31, 2010, Memorial Day, Nancy, Amy, Heather, Dan, Russ, Gerry, and Nathan played on the Youth Float in the Berne and Knox parades.

September 11, 2009, we played at the Knox 9-11 ceremony at the Knox Fire House.

July 12, 2009, Sunday afternoon Dan, Nathan, Nancy, Amy, Heather, and Russ played on the Museum Porch in Knox for the Historical Society.  
We played for more than an hour and had a very nice audience.

May, 25th, 2009, Memorial Day, Nancy, Gerry, Dan, Heather, and Russ played on the Youth Float in the Berne and Knox parades.

December 20, 2008, at 2 pm, Gerry and Dan played for the bell ringers outside Macy's at Crossgates.

December 6, 2008, at 3 pm, Nancy, Dan, Gerry, Heather, Amy, and Russ played for the bell ringers outside Macy's at Crossgates

September 11, 2008, we played for the 911 ceremony.

We played Sundays during August, 2008, at 2 pm on the porch of the Knox Museum.

May 26, 2008, Memorial Day, Nancy, Amy, Heather, Dan, Gerry, and Russ played on-board the Youth Float in the Berne and Knox Memorial Day
Parades.

May 10, 2008, 3 pm, Dan, Nancy, Amy, and Russ practiced at the Octagon Barn for the Memorial Day parade.

December 22nd, 2007, at 2 pm, Dan, Nancy, Gerry, and Bud played at Crossgates Mall  for the Masonic Salvation Army Bell Ringers.

December 15th, 2007, some of us played for the Masonic Salvation Army Bell Ringers, more information to follow.

December 8th, 2007, at 2 pm at the 20 Mall, some of us played for the Masonic Salvation Army Bell Ringers.

December 1st, 2007, at 2 pm at Crossgates Mall, Gerry, Nancy, Kyle, Heather, Dan, and Russ played for the Masonic Salvation Army Bell
Ringers.

September 11, 2007, Tuesday evening, Nancy, Dan, Amy, Eric, and Gerry played at the 9/11 ceremony.

August 12, August 19, and August 26, Sundays, 2007, we played on the porch at the Knox Museum.

August 5, Sunday, on the porch of the Knox Museum, Nancy, Russ, and Dan played clarinete, baritone, and trumpet / altonium for a while.  Then
we switched to flute, fiddle, and whistle.  We were joined by Maureen and Mary, along with a few other visitors to the museum.

May 28, 2007, Memorial Day Monday, Dan, Nancy, Amy, Brian, Heather, Gerry, Mark, and Russ played in the Kiwanis Memorial Day Parade,
riding on the Youth Commission float.

August 27, 2006, Sunday, at 2 pm, Nancy, Eric, Dan, and Russ played at the Knox Museum, while Mary provided moral support.

August 20, 2006, Sunday, at 2 pm, Nancy, and Kevin,  played at the Knox Museum, while Mary provided moral support.

August 13, 2006, Sunday, at 2 pm, Nancy, Kevin, and Russ played at the Knox Museum, while Mary and Cheryl provided moral support.

August 6, 2006, Sunday, at 2 pm, Nancy, Eric, Kevin, and Russ played at the Knox Museum, while Mary provided moral support.

May 29, 2006, Monday, we played in the Kiwanis Memorial Day Parade, riding on the Youth Commission Float.

January 22, 2006, Sunday, at 2 pm, Dan, Gerry, Rod, Nancy, Kevin, Kyle, Eric, Rebecca, and Russ played at the Guilderland Center Nursing
Home.

January 8th, 2006, Sunday, Nancy, Kevin, Kyle, Eric, Rebecca, Mark, Gerry, Rod, and Russ played at the Mercy Care Nursing Home on Western
Avenue in Guilderland.  We played some marches, patriotic tunes, and Christmas carols, and were very well received.

January 7th, 2006, Saturday, Nancy, Kevin, Kyle, Eric, Rebecca, Mark, Dan, Gerry, Rod, and Russ practiced at the Octagon Barn.

November 6th, Sunday, Gerry, Nancy, Kyle, Eric, Dan, and Rod played for a  Veterans’ Recognition Program at the Albany Masonic Lodge.  This
was a heroic effort!

Saturday, September 24th, we practiced at the Octagon Barn.

September 11, 2005 we played in Knox for the 9-11 commemoration.

August, 2005, Sundays, at 2:30 pm, we played on the Museum porch in Knox.

July 16th, 2005 at noon, and again later in the afternoon, we played for Berne Heritage Days.

On Sunday, May 12th, at 2:30 pm we practiced at the Octagon Barn.
On Monday, May 30th, 2005, we played in the Memorial Day Parade on the Kiwanis Float.
On Sunday, May 22th, 2005, at 2:30 pm we practiced at the Octagon Barn.
On Sunday, May 15th, 2005, at 2:30 pm we practiced at the Octagon Barn.
On Sunday, May 1st, 2005, at 2:30 pm we practiced at the Octagon Barn.
On Sunday, April 17th, 2005, at 2:30 pm we practiced at the Octagon Barn.

On December 24, 2004, we  played for the Christmas eve service at the Knox Reformed Church.

On Sunday, December 19, Brian, Mary, Mark, Heather, and Russ practiced at the Octagon Barn.

We played at the 9-11 ceremony in Knox on Saturday September 11, 2004.

We played on the Knox Youth Commission Float for the 2004 Memorial Day Parade.

We practiced at the Octagon Barn on Saturday May 15th at 1 pm.

Heather, Amy, Mary, Brian, Gerry, Daniel, Mark, and Russ practiced at the Octagon Barn on Middle Road on Sunday, May 2 at 2 pm.

Dan, Heather, Amy and Russ practiced at the octagon Barn on Middle Road on Saturday April 24 at 1:30 pm.

On Sunday, January 4th, we played at the Mercy Care Nursing Home in Guilderland from 3 to 4 pm.  We played all of our Christmas tunes and
then some to a very appreciative audience including Si Stevens.

On Christmas Eve, at 9 pm, we played for the Knox Reformed Church Service.

On Sunday, December 7th, we played Christmas music at the Guilderland Center Nursing Home.  We had a great audience and sang Dona
Nobis Pacem in parts.  We are a choir now as well as a band.

On Wednesday, November 26th (Thanksgiving eve), we played at the Thompson’s Lake Church.

On Sunday, November 16th, at 4 pm, we practiced at the church.

September 1st, we were going to play for Wally and Ella Quay’s anniversary celebration.  We are sorry we lost Ella

We decided we were going to try to play Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm on the museum steps during the month of August 2003.
On the 3rd, Mark,  Daniel, and Mary played.
On the 10th, Dan, Brian, Russ and Amy played.
On the 17th, Mary, Brian, Mark, Amy, and Russ played.
On the 24th…..  no plan to meet.
On the 31st, we  played at the Guilderland Nursing Home for Si Steven’s 77th birthday party.

Saturday, July 12th, Daniel, Mary, Mark, Jan, Russ and Amy  played for a party at the Brown’s home at Tabor and 443 near Berne.  We enjoyed
their lovely old barn and beer as well.

Sunday, June 22, 2003 at 2:30 pm, Daniel, Mary, Amy and Russ played in the Church Hall for Elizabeth Stevens 90th (90!) birthday.  Afterwards
we moved down the road to Ella and Wally Quay’s and set up in their side yard and played a few tunes.

Saturday, June 14th, 2003, from 5 to 7 pm, we played for the Kiwanis Club dinner at Camp Pinnacle for the benefit of Camp Pinnacle.  Almost
$800 was raised.

Memorial Day 2003, Monday, May 26th, one of the rainiest on record, we played on board the Knox Youth Commission Float and, with new vests
and straw hats, may have helped to win the FIRST PLACE Prize.

Saturday evening, February 8th, 2003, from 5-8 pm, we will be playing some of our tunes at the Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Dinner at Camp Pinnacle.

Sunday, January 26th, 2003, at 2:30 pm we will be practicing at the church….

Sunday, January 6th, 2003, we attended the Carlson’s Epiphany Party and enjoyed the fun and the food and accompanied the singing of
Christmas Carols.

Tuesday, December 31st, 2002, we attended Jan and Mark Viscio’s New Years Eve Party and played some of our music and enjoyed their
hospitality and lots of good food.

Sunday, December 27th, 2002, we went “caroling”, playing at the Guilderland Nursing Home and at the Guilderland Center Nursing Home.  
Jesse, Yana, and Luke sang along with us.

Wednesday, November 27, 2002, we played for the Thompson’s Lake Reformed Church Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 pm.
Prelude:    Dona Nobis Pacem
Offertory:  We Gather Together
Hymn:       Come Ye Thankful People Come
Postlude:   Trumpet Tune by Henry Purcell

Sunday morning, November 3th, 2002, we played for the morning worship service at the Knox Reformed Church.
Prelude:    Sanctus by Schubert
Offertory:  El est bel et bon by Pierre Passereau
Hymn:       For all the Saints
Postlude:   Hornpipe from Water Music by Handel and Te Deum by Charpentier

On Sunday afternoon, September 15th, 2002, we played at the 50th Wedding Anniversary party for John and Marlene Williams at the Knox
Reformed Church.  

We played for Debbie Driscoll’s wedding on Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Christ the King Church in Guilderland, and enjoyed a wonderful meal and
entertainment later at the reception held at the Altamont Manor.Pre-Ceremony
music:>
Trumpet Voluntary - brass>
Rondeau by Mouret - brass>
Music for the Royal Fireworks by Handel – brass>
El est Bel et Bon - brass
Processional:> Ode to Joy by Beethoven - Brass and
OrganRecessional:> Hornpipe from Water Music/Allegro by Handel - brass and organ

We played at Wright’s Delights for Kim and Bruce Wright’s Grand Opening on Sunday, June 23rd, 2002, at 2:30 pm.  The ice cream, cokes, and
ambiance were much enjoyed.

We  played at The Knox Country Store  for Joe and Marie’s Grand Opening on Saturday, June 8, 2002, at 4 pm.  Dave, from the store,  joined us
with his tuba.

We played in the Kiwanis sponsored 2002 Memorial Day parade.  We rode, thanks to Jan Viscio, on the Knox Youth Council float (we did not
walk!)  The theme of the parade was “Our Flag Still Waves”, so we dressed up in red, white, and blue and may have contributed to a 2nd place
finish in the Float Division.

We performed at the Kiwanis Italian Night, Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at Camp Pinacle

We  performed on Easter Sunday morning, 2002, at the Knox Reformed Church Service at 11:00 am.



                              
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Memorial Day 2008

(picture credits Ann Ecker)
Memorial Day 2008, Front row, Amy,
Heather, Nancy.  Back row, Dan, Russ,
and Gerry.
Memorial Day 2008, Sandy Gordon
pulling the youth float.
for the Masonic bell ringers, 12-19-2015 at Price Chopper
Heather, Nancy, Amy, Russ, Dan, and Gerry
Memorial Day 2012, Youth Float pulled
by Ed Schmidt.
Memorial Day 2012, on parade
Dan, Heather, and Nancy, playing at the
Maple Inn on the Lake for the Seniors XMAS
party 2014, photo credit Charlotte Fuss