Greater Overbrook News

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 …