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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
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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.

Recipient of the2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award, Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog.

Welcome to our 60th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

2019 Boston Festival of Bands – Saturday, June 8, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Faneuil Hall, Boston MA.
We'll be on at 12:00.

Event page on Metropolitan Wind Symphony website

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11:00 Sharon Concert Band
12:00 The Concord Band
1:00 Metropolitan Wind Symphony
2:00 Plainville Wind Ensemble
3:00 The American Band
4:00 Middlesex Concert Band
5:00 Casco Bay Concert Band

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
Northbridge Portrait
Diamond Jubilee Suite` Andrew Boysen
La Forza del Destino Giuseppe Verdi

2019 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 20, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Movie Night

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Great Movie Marches
Theme from “Schindler's List”
Moviemusik
Colonel Bogey March
Film Score Classics
Selections from Aladdin arr. John Moss
April in Paris
Jurassic Park Soundtrack Highlights
The Pink Panther
Selections from “Saturday Night Fever”
The Magnificent Seven
King Cotton March

2019 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 27, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Musical Road Trip

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Main Street Celebration
Disney at the Movies
Manatee Lyric Overture Robert Sheldon
The Trombone Rag
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Sedona Steven Reineke
Mambo No. 5
El Relicario
Themes Like Old Times arr. Warren Barker
THe Thunderer March
National Emblem E. E. Bagley

2019 Picnic in the Park – Thursday, July 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerson Field, Concord MA.

We play at 3:00, but come down early and enjoy all of the other activities.

This event is rain or shine. The rain location is The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Irving Berlin’s Songs for America arr. James Swearingen
The Spirit of '76
Proud Heritage William Latham
Big Band Cavalcade arr. Andy Clark
Selections from “Les Miserables”
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan
Dixieland Front and Center John Warrington
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
Seventy Six Trombones Meredith Willson
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

2019 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 4, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is America Strong

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Irving Berlin’s Songs for America arr. James Swearingen
The Spirit of '76
Proud Heritage William Latham
Big Band Cavalcade arr. Andy Clark
Selections from “Les Miserables”
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan
Dixieland Front and Center John Warrington
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
Seventy Six Trombones Meredith Willson
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

2019 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 11, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Spectacular Broadway!

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Crazy for You George Gershwin
The Magic of Andrew Lloyd Webber
Best Broadway Marches arr. James Christiansen
Selections from “Cats” Andrew Lloyd Webber
Broadway Show-Stoppers arr. Warren Barker
Alexander's Ragtime Band Irving Berlin
Selections from “Chicago” arr. Ted Ricketts
Fiddler on the Roof
The Washington Post March John Philip Sousa

2019 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 18, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Strike up the “Bands”

Program

Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Strike Up the Band George Gershwin
Santana! arr. Jerry Brubaker
Selections from “Mama Mia!” arr. Michael Brown
In the Miller Mood arr. Warren Barker
Beguine for Flutes Eric Osterling
The Beatles: Echos of an Era arr. John Higgins
Pop and Rock Legends: Chicago arr. John Wasson
Big Band Signatures arr. John Higgins
Military Escort March

2019 Boston Harbor Yacht Club Concert – Sunday, July 21, 2:00 pm
Boston Harbor Yacht Club, Boston, MA.

The theme this week is A Summer Retrospective


2019 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 25, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is A Summer Retrospective



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. We'll need your contact information, the instrument(s) you play, and a brief synopsis of your background.

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.

The Concord Band

The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014

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This page last updated: 2019/5/24
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