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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-897-9969
51 Walden
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The Concord Band, founded in 1959, is a 65-member community band located in Concord, MA.
James O'Dell is the Music Director, and Steven Barbas is the Assistant Conductor.

The Concord Band received the 2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award

This is Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog .

Welcome to our 55 th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

Littleton 300th Anniversary Concert – Saturday, September 6 , 6:30 pm
Nashoba Valley Ski Area, Westford, MA

A spectacular fireworks display will follow the concert.

In the event of inclement weather, this concert will be held at the Littleton High School.

Event page on Facebook


Gershwin on Broadway arr. John Moss
Colonel Bogey Kenneth J. Alford
Italian Rhapsody Julie Giroux
Flight of the Bumblebee N. Rimsky Korsakoff
Pirates of the Caribbean Hans Zimmer
Tailgate Concerto arr. John Warrington
Turkey in the Straw arr. Lewis J. Buckley
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Ray Henderson
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

2014 Fall Concert: “Monuments” – Saturday, October 25 , 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

This is the first concert of our new season.

Tickets are $20 each, $10 for students and seniors.


Grand Canyon Suite Grofe
Spirit of the Sequoia Philip Sparke
Monument Robert W. Smith
Victory at Sea Richard Rogers
Eiffel Tower Polka Francis Poulenc
Threnos Daniel Buckvich
K2 — The Savage Mountain Julie Giroux
Bunker Hill March Karl L. King

In Memoriam

The Concord Band mourns the passing of Charles Ricci on April 8, 2014. Charlie played in the Concord Band tuba section since 2006, and also played in the Woburn City Band. His music and enthusiasm will be missed. We extend our condolences to his friends and family.

Looking for Substitute Players

The Concord Band is looking for musicians who would be willing to be on our “call list” to fill in for absences in rehearsals or performances. If you'd like to play with us or know someone who might, please get in touch with either Jim O’Dell, CBA Director or Dave Tweed, CBA Personnel or leave a message on the band’s answering machine at 978-897-9969.

The Concord Band on TV

Since 2008, some of our concerts have been recorded and made available by Concord-Carlisle TV. See our Concert Videos page.

Current Press Releases

The Concord Band

The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014


This page last updated: 2014/9/4
David Tweed, webmaster
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