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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-897-9969
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51 Walden

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

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Upcoming Events

2014 Holiday Pops Concert – Friday,December 12, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Note:If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, December 14.

2014 Holiday Pops Concert – Saturday,December 13, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.
2014 Holiday Pops

Join us to celebrate the holidays with both traditional music and other interesting pieces.

Note:If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, December 14.

For Pops reservations, you can:

  • Send a check in the amount of $25 per ticket ($15 for children 12 and under), made out to “The Concord Band”, along withthis formto 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 toConcord Band reservations. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and include your name, email address and phone number for confirmation.
  • On line: VisitMKtix.comand click on the “Buy Tickets” link for the date that you want.

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.

Program

Overture to a Winter Festival James Curnow
Cathedral Bells of England Grace Warner Galesian
Hymn to America Grace Warner Galesian
Harvard Pro Musica Chamber Singers
Russian Christmas Music Alfred Reed
Steven Barbas, assistant conductor
— Intermission —
Spirit of the Sequoia Philip Sparke
Three Moods of Hanukkah Lennie Neihaus
White Christmas Irving Berlin
Holiday Favorites arr. Paul Lavender
Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson
Crhistmas Sing-Along arr. James D. Ployhar
Auld Lang Syne arr. William Toland

2015 Winter Concert: “Portraits” – Saturday,March 7, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Jordan Rich, guest narrator

Note:If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 8.

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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 Directoror Dave Tweed,CBA Personnelor 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

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The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014

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This page last updated: 2014/11/24
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