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Traditional German Band

Marches, Polkas, Schottisches & Waltzes 


The band that only plays happy music!



Ladies, this is where to tie your dirndl apron!


Where We Get Our "Stuff"


Many of our friends have asked us where we get the music, alphorns and trachten/costumes that we use for Ein Prosit.  Below are links to various sites of interest that are relevant to our band.


Where Else We Play


Ein Prosit members are all accomplished musicians who also play in community groups such as concert bands, symphony orchestras, and ensembles.  Below are links to the groups where our musicians play.




"One Time At Band Camp"

There are many places for musicians to have “summer fun”.  Below are links to camps and programs for ADULT musicians.  Remember, life’s too short not to have fun!



Concert Music, Oskar Bihler



Rundel Publishing, Germany


German Lyrics:






Bader Alphorns, Andreas Bader

Rocky Mountain Alphorns, Bill Hopson



Gerald Pot, making an alphorn



Swiss Carbon Alphorn




Ernst Licht



Also on eBay

Ask for Mary Ann



(search for “trachten”)



Alphorngruppe Alpentraum

Blue Lake Int'l Adult Community Band

Clarkston Community Band

Ferris State University West Central Band

Forest Hills Adult Community Band

French Woods Classic Band Frestival

Holland American Legion Band

Holland Symphony

Jump Street Swing Band

Kalamazoo Philharmonia

Kalamazoo Concert Band

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Band

Kellogg Community College Band

Lansing Concert Band

Liberty Classic Community Band Festival

Marshall Community Band

Mason Community Orchestra

Meridian Community Band

Mid-Michigan Horn Club

National Community Band

North Oakland Community Band

Prevailing Winds Community Band

South Shore Orchestra

The Brass Rail

Thornapple Wind Band

Valparaiso Community Band

West Michigan Concert Winds

West Michigan Flute Association

Williamsburg Consort

Windiana Concert Band

Windjammers Unlimited, Inc.



Allegheny College

Band Camp for Adult Musicians

Meadville, PA


Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Adult Programs

Twin Lakes, MI


French Woods Classic Band Frestival

Hamilton, New York


Interlochen School of the Arts

Camp for Adult Musicians

Interlochen, MI


Midwest Alphorn Retreat

Franciscan Life Process Center

Lowell, MI

Music at the Summit

Breckenridge, CO


Salzburgerer Echo

North American Alphorn Retreat

Solitude, Utah


Williamsburg Consort

Williamsburg, VA


Liberty Classic Community Band Festival

Williamsport, PA


Windjammers International

Bradenton, FL

Historical Music Society dedicated

to the preservation of

traditional music of the circus.



Links to Where We Have Played:

Back Road Brewery in LaPorte, IN

Bands on the Grand Festival, Ada, MI

Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo, MI

BMW Motorcycle Dealership, Grand Rapids, MI

Centreville County Fair, Centreville, MI

Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

"Fasching Party", sponsored by the Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids, MI

Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve in Niles, MI

"Festival of the Arts" in Grand Rapids, MI

"German Festival" in Grand Rapids, MI

Indoor Golf Dome "Oktoberfest", Schoolcraft, MI

Kalamazoo Concert Band

Marshall Community Band Summer Series, Marshall, MI

Milwood Series, Milwood UMC, Kalamazoo, MI

Moser's Oktoberfest in South Bend, IN

"NEW YEAR'S FEST" in Kalamazoo, MI

"OKTOBERFEST" in Douglas, MI

"OKTOBERFEST" West Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI

"OKTOBERFEST" in Michigan City, IN

OKTOBERFEST by the "German American Klub of Indianapolis, IN

Otsego Art Fair, Otsego, MI

Red Cedar Festival of Bands, Okemos, MI

Soulard Oktoberfest, St. Louis, MO

South Haven Yacht Club, South Haven, MI

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI

St. Mary's Church in Grand Rapids, MI

Thornapple Wind Band

Tuba Bach Festival

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Vicksburg Fall Festival, Vicksburg, MI

Western Michigan University, Homecoming Tailgate Party, Kalamazoo, MI

White Lake Maritime Festival, White Hall, MI

Wixom Old World Christmas Market, Wixom, MI



Professional Music Associations of our Members:

Ein Prosit is made up of professional and recreational musicians.

Below are links to the professional music associations where

our players are members.


Association of Concert Bands

ITEA (International Tuba Euphonium Association)

NFA (National Flute Association)

Windjammers International




Ein Prosit - "A toast to you"!  

Last updated 01/01/2019

Christine Griffith, webmaster


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