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The Concord Band

A Symphonic Concert Band
Box 302, Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-897-9969
2016-17 Season Schedule
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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

Notice to Band Members – Monday, April 3, 7:30 pm

Notice to Band Members

The rehearsal scheduled for April 3 has been
cancelled because of a movie filming.
Instead, a special rehearsal has been scheduled
for Sunday, April 2, starting at 2:30 pm.

2017 Spring Pops Concerts – Friday, April 7, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Rotary Club of Concord night

Event page on Facebook

Press release: 2017/2/10 Pops for the Playground

See program below.

For tickets, visit rotaryclubofconcord.org
You can also phone Dick Hale at 978-394-5158, or send email.
Tickets are $25 each.

2017 Spring Pops Concerts – Saturday, April 8, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Concord Band night

Event page on Facebook

... featuring Christine Fawson

Program

Boston Liberties Julie Giroux
Fugue a la Gigue arr. Gustav Holst
An Ellington Portrait arr. Floyd E. Werle
— Intermission —
Danzon Leonard Bernstein
Dixieland on Stage arr. Bob Lowden
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin
Christine Fawson, vocal/trumpet soloist
But Not For Me George & Ira Gershwin
Night and Day Cole Porter
— Intermission —
Bugler’s Holiday Leroy Anderson
Embraceable You George & Ira Gershwin
Massachusetts Andy Razaf and Luckey Roberts
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa

For Pops reservations, Saturday night only (see above for Friday), you can:

  • Send a check in the amount of $25 per ticket ($15 for children under 12), made out to “The Concord Band”, to the address at the top of the page. Be sure to specify which night, include your phone number for confirmation, and enclose an SASE if you would like the tickets mailed to you rather than picking them up at the concert.
  • Leave a voice message at the phone number at the top of the page. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and leave your name and phone number for confirmation.
  • Send email to Concord Band reservations. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and include your name, email address and phone number for confirmation.
  • On line: Visit Ticketstage.com and click on the “Select Performance” button.

If you place your reservations by phone or email, you MUST still mail a check in order to hold the seats. You may also include an SASE in order to receive your tickets before the night of the concert. Any unpaid tickets will be subject to re-sale at the door on the night of the concert.

2017 Boston Festival of Bands – Saturday, June 10, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Faneuil Hall, Boston MA.
We'll be on at 12:00.

Event page on Metropolitan Wind Symphony website

Save this date!
11:00 Randolph Community Band
12:00 The Concord Band
1:00 Metropolitan Wind Symphony
2:00 Rhode Island Wind Ensemble
3:00 Classic
4:00 Casco Bay Concert Band
5:00 Middlesex Concert Band

2017 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 22, 7:15 pm

2017 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, June 29, 7:15 pm

2017 Picnic in the Park – Tuesday, July 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

2017 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 6, 7:15 pm

2017 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 13, 7:15 pm

2017 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 20, 7:15 pm

2017 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday, July 27, 7:15 pm

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.

Current Press Releases

The Concord Band

The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014

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This page last updated: 2017/3/15
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