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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 the 2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award, Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog.

Welcome to our 61st season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

Notice to Band Members – Monday, March 30, 7:30 pm

Notice to Band Members

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic,
Monday night band rehearsals are suspended.
Watch this space for updates.


2020 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday, April 3, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Rotary Club of Concord night

See program below.

Concert Cancelled

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this concert has been cancelled.
Please contact the Rotary about any tickets you may have already purchased.

For tickets, email info@rotaryclubofconcord.org
You can also phone Dick Hale at 978-394-5158.


2020 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday, April 4, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Concord Band night

... featuring jazz vocalist Cindy Scott in the intimate ambiance of “Club 51” — a night to remember!

Concert Cancelled

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this concert has been cancelled.
Please contact the Band about any tickets you may have already purchased.

The situation is very fluid, so it's impossible to make any definite
predictions about future events — but it is our intent to try to
reschedule this concert as soon as it makes sense to do so.

Program

El Relicario José Padilla
Carmen Suite arr. Lewis Buckley
Volver a la Montaña Shelly Hanson
La Bamba de Vera Cruz Terig Tucci
— Intermission —
Amparito Roca Jaime Texidor
’S Wonderful George Gershwin
vocalist Cindy Scott
Cry Me A River Arthur Hamilton
Night and Day Cole Porter
The Diamond Baton Roger Cichy
commission in honor of Daniel Diamond
— Intermission —
They All Laughed George Gershwin
New York State of Mind Billy Joel
Mean to Me Roy Turk/Fred E. Ahlert
Concord Band jazz quartet
I'll be Seeing You Irving Kahal/Sammy Fain
Cheek to Cheek Irving Berlin
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

For Pops reservations, Saturday night only (see above for Friday), you can:

  • On line: Visit Ticketstage.com and click on the “Select Performance” button.
  • Send a check in the amount of $30 per ticket ($15 for children under 12), made out to “The Concord Band”, to the address at the top of the page. Be sure to specify which night, include your phone number for confirmation, and enclose an SASE if you would like the tickets mailed to you rather than picking them up at the concert.
  • Leave a voice message at the phone number at the top of the page. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and leave your name and phone number for confirmation.
  • Send email to Concord Band reservations. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and include your name, email address and phone number for confirmation.

If you place your reservations by phone or email, you MUST still mail a check in order to hold the seats. You may also include an SASE in order to receive your tickets before the night of the concert. Any unpaid tickets will be subject to re-sale at the door on the night of the concert.



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.

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The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014

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