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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 58th season!
We have a terrific schedule of concerts.
Please browse our extensive collection of on-line information.

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Upcoming Events

2017 Winter Concert: “Shades of Blue” – Saturday,March 4, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

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


Blue Shades Frank Ticheli
Blue Sterling William McManus
David Southard, saxophone soloist
Persuasion Sammy Nestico
— Intermission —
Variations on Carnival of Venice Jean-Baptiste Arban
Richard Given, trumpet soloist
Hymn to a Blue Hour John Mackey
An Ellington Portrait arr. Floyd E. Werle
Bright-Colored Dances Lewis Buckley

Note:If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 5.

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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: 2017/1/16
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