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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-897-9969
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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 61st season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

2019 Minuteman National Historical Park – Saturday, September 21, 4:00 pm

The Concord Band will perform a free afternoon concert at Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord. This year marks the 60th anniversary of both the Concord Band and Minute Man National Historical Park.

In the event of rain, the concert will be held at 51 Walden.


Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
King Cotton March John Philip Sousa
Main Street Celebration Steven Reineke
Themes Like Old Times arr. Warren Barker
National Emblem E. E. Bagley
The Spirit of '76 Clare Grundman
Proud Heritage William Latham
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
Alexander's Ragtime Band Irving Berlin
North Bridge Portrait Stephen Bulla
Concord Band commission
Best Broadway Marches arr. James Christiansen
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan

2019 Fall Concert: “Carnival of the Animals” – Saturday, October 26, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

This is a free concert. Donations will be gratefully received.


Manatee Lyric Overture Robert Sheldon
Carnival of the Animals Camille Saint-Saëns
Of Sailors and Whales W. Francis McBeth
Tarantella arr. Alfred Reed
The Walking Frog Karl L. King
— Intermission —
Mother Goose March John Philip Sousa
Hoedown from “Rodeo” Aaron Copland
Jurassic Park Soundtrack Highlights John Williams

2019 Holiday Pops Concert – Friday, December 13, 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 15.

2019 Holiday Pops Concert – Saturday, December 14, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

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 15.

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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


This page last updated: 2019/9/9
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