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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.

The Concord Band received the 2013 Sudler Silver Scroll Award

This is Amerca’s most prestigious award for community concert bands. Read about it on the Concord Band Blog.

Welcome to our 55th 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,February 8, 7:30 pm

Notice to Band Members

The rehearsal scheduled for February 8 has been
cancelled because of the storm.
See you on February 15th!

2016 Winter Concert: “Music from the Woods” – Saturday,March 5, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

Wei-Chen Lin, guest percussionist

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


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The Redwoods Rossano Galante
Tales from the Vienna Woods Johann Strauss II
Lincolnshire Posy Percy Grainger
— Intermission —
Selections from Into the Woods Stephen Sondheim
Variations on a Korean Folk Song John Barnes Chance
Concerto for Marimba and Wind Ensemble Yiu-Kwong Chung
Wei-Chen Lin, marimba soloist
Serenade for a Picket Fence Norman Leyden

Note:If this concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 6.

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: 2016/2/8
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