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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

2019 Winter Concert: “60 Years” – Saturday, March 2, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Featuring two world premiere performances of newly commissioned pieces written for this occasion by Andrew Boysen, Jr. and Roger Cichy, both of whom will be conducting their new works. Also, William McManus (Music Director Emeritus of the Band) will be a special guest conductor.

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This is a free concert, but tickets must be requested in advance at: (click on the “Select Performance” button). The performance hall is quite small and tickets will be in great demand, so be sure to reserve yours early! Donations at the door will be gratefully accepted.


Flourish for Wind Band Ralph Vaughan Williams
Emblazoned Joy Roger Cichy
Diamond Jubilee Suite` Andrew Boysen
Five Concord Diversions James Curnow
— Intermission —
A Festival Prelude Alfred Reed
Auld Lang Syne arr. William Toland
Valdres Johannes Hanssen
Abracadabra Frank Ticheli
The Gladiator John Philip Sousa

Note: If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 3.

2019 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday, April 12, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Rotary Club of Concord night

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See program below.

For tickets, email
You can also phone Dick Hale at 978-394-5158.

2019 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday, April 13, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Concord Band night

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... featuring Amanda Carr and John Stevens

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2019 Patirot’s Day Concert – Monday, April 15, 12:00 am
51 Walden, Concord MA.

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

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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.

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: 2018/12/24
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