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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.

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 60th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

Fruitlands Parking Fees
support both the Concord Band
and Fruitlands Museum
Carload: Member $15, Nonmember $20
Walk-ins, bicycles, and motorcycles:
Member $5, Nonmember: $10
2018 Fall Concert: “Celebrating Our Heritage” – Saturday, October 20, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

This is the first concert of our 60th anniversary season.

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


Proud Heritage William Latham
First Suite in E♭ for Military Band Gustav Holst
North Bridge Portrait Stephen Bulla
Concord Band commission
— Intermission —
Triumphant Entrance Warren Barker
Concord Band commission
On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss David Holsinger
Concord Clare Grundman
Steven Barbas, assistant conductor
La Forza del Destino Giuseppe Verdi
Folk Dances Dmitri Shostakovich

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.

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The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014


This page last updated: 2018/7/31
David Tweed, webmaster
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