Greater Overbrook News

Greater Overbrook String Band relocates to Clifton Heights

The Board of Directors of the Greater Overbrook String Band is very pleased and excited to inform our fans, friends and followers throughout the world that we have recently relocated to the beautiful borough of Clifton Heights in SE Delaware County. Our new clubhouse will be the Clifton Heights Fire …

Greater Overbrook String Band 2016 NYD performance dedicated to John Millaway

Greater Overbrook String Band dedicated its 2016 New Year’s Day performance to lifetime member John Millaway who passed away suddenly on December 8, 2015.  John was a member of Greater Overbrook String Band for 40 years. His dedication to the organization serving in many capacities throughout his lifetime as well as the …

Greater Overbrook Partners with Art Institute of Philadelphia

This year, Greater Overbrook String Band partnered with the Art Institute of Philadelphia for some exciting projects.   In the summer of 2015, nine students from the Department of Fashion Design submitted sketches for the “2016 GOSB Captain Suit Design Competition.”   The winning design was submitted by Brianna C.L. Bailey.  …

Greater Overbrook Wins Most Improved String Band Award for 2015!!

The Greater Overbrook String Band was awarded the prestigious “Most Improved Band” Trophy by the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association. Greater Overbrook won the award for its production of “Brazilliant!” in the 2015 Philadelphia New Year’s Day Parade. Arranged and produced by Rich Johnson, the show took the audience on …

2015 NYD Performance

For the 2015 New Year’s Parade, Greater Overbrook String Band presented “Brazilliant!” featuring “Wild Bill” Razzano as our Captain.  You can view the show by clicking on the “Video” tab above. In this production, Greater Overbrook took our audience on an exciting rhythmic musical journey to Brazil.  Latin drums, energetic …

Welcome New Members

GREATER OVERBROOK STRING BAND — NOW RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS!! We are a fun, family oriented band! If you play the saxophone, banjo,mandolin, accordion, upright bass, violin, glockenspiel, drums or other percussion, we would love to hear from you! We also are interested in non-playing members as well. Check us out on …