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The Concord Band

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

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 59th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

2018 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 21, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Main Street USA

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
American Patrol Frank W. Meacham
South Rampart Street Parade
Beale Street Blues W. C. Handy
The Lion King arr. John Higgins
Tin Pan Alley
Satchmo! arr. Ted Ricketts
A Trumpeter's Lullaby Leory Anderson
Rich Given, trumpet soloist
My Fair Lady Lerner & Loewe
Just a Closer Walk with Thee
The Footlifter

2018 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 28, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Strike Up the Band

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Santana!
Selections from Mama Mia! Abba
In the Miller Mood arr. Warren Barker
Beguine for Flutes
The Beatles: Echos of an Era
The Tailgate Ramble
Pop and Rock Legends: Chicago arr. John Wasson
Big Band Signatures arr. John Higgins
El Capitan John Philip Sousa

2018 Picnic in the Park – Wednesday, 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

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
The High School Cadets John Philip Sousa
Claribelle Wim Laseroms
Themes Like Old Times II arr. Warren Barker
Summertime George Gershwin
National Emblem E. E. Bagley
Disney Super Time
Hoagy Carmichael: An American Classic
Bill Bailey
America Forever Malinda Zenor
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith
Seventy Six Trombones Meredith Willson
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

2018 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 5, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is America Forever

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
The High School Cadets John Philip Sousa
Claribelle Wim Laseroms
Themes Like Old Times II arr. Warren Barker
Summertime George Gershwin
National Emblem E. E. Bagley
Disney Super Time
Hoagy Carmichael: An American Classic
Bill Bailey
America Forever Malinda Zenor
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith
Seventy Six Trombones Meredith Willson
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

2018 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 12, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is For Kids of All Ages

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Looney Tunes Overture arr. Bill Holcombe
Selections from Aladdin arr. John Moss
Children's March Percy Grainger
World of Warcraft
A Rhapsody of Reruns arr. Paul Jennings
The Wizard of Oz arr. James Barnes
Alligator Alley
Root Beer Rag Billy Joel
Beauty and the Beast Alan Menken
Mother Goose March John Philip Sousa
The Simpsons Danny Elfman

2018 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 19, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is American Masters

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
On Stage with Cole Porter arr. John Warrington
West Side Story Leonard Bernstein
A Simple Song from “Mass” Leonard Bernstein
Sinatra In Concert arr. Jerry Nowak
Alexander's Ragtime Band Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin’s Songs for America arr. James Swearingen
Gershwin on Broadway
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

2018 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 26, 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.

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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