Bergen Symphonic Band (Dragen) – founded in 1914, is a Symphonic Band based in Bergen. In competitions Bergen Symphonic Band is one of Norway’s best Bands, a driving force in the Bergen and Hordaland Band environment, and an important contribution to the Bergen music life for the benefit of schoolchildren, students, other musicians and the public. The concert season is project-based, with good cooperation with several conductors. Our members are solid amateur musicians, music students on the leap of a professional career and music teachers / freelancers who want to have a solid musical platform in addition to their other work. The Band gives young musicians the opportunity to develop at a professional level. Bergen Symphonic Band holds concerts in the local community and other parts of Norway. In a competitive context, the band has a wide range of merits from both th Norwegian Championships and other competitions. Bergen Symphonic Band will give the audience of all ages, from musicians to keen listeners, the best possible concert experience and wish to show broad musicality in many different genres.