Lucinda Ellert

Music Director, Chelmsford Community Band

Lucinda Ellert holds multiple graduate degrees from New England Conservatory of Music and has a long history of contributing to live music performance in the region, from two decades as the leader of the 1920s dance band Happy Feet, to Orchestra Outreach Project (COOP), a new regional community orchestra based in Chelmsford. She has directed school bands, taught instrumental lessons, and guest conducted with Salem State College band and with the Salem Philharmonic Orchestra.

Currently residing in Winchendon with her husband Dan, Lucinda is also a local private instrument teacher and the music director at the Tewksbury Congregational Church. Her business, Scoreworks, engraves scores for composers. For Ellert, the Chelmsford Community Concert Band is a great opportunity to move forward with live community music performance at the head of a large, powerful ensemble.

Timothy Moore

Assistant Director

Timothy Moore has been the Assistant Director of the Chelmsford Community Band since 2003. In addition to conducting and playing in the percussion section, he composes and arranges music for concert band. Mr. Moore received his Bachelor of Music from Grove City College and currently teaches in the Billerica and Bedford School Systems.

 
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Arthur Bakopolus

Music Director, Chelmsford Community Jazz Ensemble

Arthur is a long time vet of the big bands and jazz music in general. Currently in addition to leading the Chelmsford Community Jazz Band, he runs the Sandwich High Jazz Band and runs regular Jazz improv workshops and leads the monthly jam session at Haverhill's Chit Chat club. Recently he was named the conductor for the Southeast Junior Districts Jazz Band.  Arthur leads his own quintet, AB5. He also runs a seven piece swing band and a sax quartet.

As a player, he has toured with or performed locally with such groups as the Artie Shaw band, the Benny Goodman Tribute band, the Jimmy Dorsey band, the Guy Lombardo band, Johnny Mathis, the Shirelles, Bobby Rydell, Barnum and Bailey's circus, Liza Minelli and many others.