Phila. Freedom Band gets OutProud Award

Phila. Freedom BandPhila. Freedom Band will be awarded the 2015 “OutProud” Award.  The Phila. Freedom Band was formed in the 1980’s, was dormant for about a decade, and has revived and grew into the ensemble that performs today.  Their core group is a concert band which performs concerts twice a year.  The group’s marching band  has performed in the Philly Pride Parade for 6 years as well as other parades in the greater Philadelphia area.  The Phila. Freedom Band plays at as many events as their members’ schedules allow, playing to grow the visibility and pride through music.  They are a registered 501(c)(3) organization and belong to the National Lesbian & Gay Band Association.  They are supported, in part, by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.