BANDS OF THE VILLAGES
Welcome to the website of the Bands of the Villages (BOTV). The BOTV is an
umbrella organization which includes a variety of concert bands, musical groups,
and instrumental ensembles.
• All of the directors and participating musicians are volunteers and reside in
• The musicians, both amateur and professional, enjoy playing music together,
rehearsing routinely, and performing throughout the year in a variety of
• Potential members are welcomed to contact the directors of the different
bands, groups, or ensembles for possible placement.
• The major purpose listed in the BOTV bylaws is to provide cultural benefits
and musical entertainment for the community through concerts, festivals,
parades, and other events.
• The business of the organization is managed by a Board comprising the
music directors and representatives from each of the approved concert
bands, groups, or ensembles.
The BOTV is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit corporation with a significant portion of performance proceeds given to charitable programs including those involved
with music education, senior health, and military families.