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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-897-9969
51 Walden
2013-14 Lobby Poster

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

2014 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday, April 11 , 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Rotary Club of Concord night
For tickets, phone Dick Hale at 978-369-1500, or send email .
Tickets are $25 each.

Event page on Facebook

2014 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday, April 12 , 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Emerson Hospital Auxiliary night
For tickets, send email or phone Margaret Richardson at 978-790-6000.
Tickets are $30 each.

Event page on Facebook

... featuring Amanda Carr

Program

Beyond the Horizon Rossano Galante
People Who Live in Glass Houses John Philip Sousa
West Side Story Leonard Bernstein
— Intermission —
Italian Rhapsody Julie Giroux
Route 66 Bobby Troup
vocalist Amanda Carr
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin
Blue Bells of Scotland Leroy Anderson
— Intermission —
Swing’s the Thing arr. Warren Barker
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Ray Henderson
Massachusetts Andy Razaf and Luckey Roberts
Cheek to Cheek Irving Berlin
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

Note to Band Members – Monday, April 21 , 7:30 pm

There are no rehearsals on April 14 or April 21.

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 19 , 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Songs of Summer

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 26 , 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Fruitlands Centennial Celebration

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 3 , 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is American Salute

2014 Picnic in the Park – Friday, 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.

Save this date!

This event is rain or shine.

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 10 , 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is From Broadway to Hollywood — musicals that became movies

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 17 , 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Flying High — celebrating the anniversary of the moon landing and maiden voyages

2014 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Friday, July 25 , 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is A Summer Restrospective

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.

A funeral mass is tentatively scheduled for 11:00 am, Saturday, April 12 at the Holy Family church on Monument Square in Concord center.

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

2008 Portrait with James O'Dell, Music Director and William G. McManus, Music Director Emeritus

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This page last updated: 2014/4/9
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