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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

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 2, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is America the Beautiful — A Patriotic Celebration

See program below.

2015 Picnic in the Park – Saturday,July 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerson Field, Concord MA.

We play at 3:00, but come down early and enjoy all of the other activities.

This event is rain or shine. The rain location is The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
The Homefront arr. James Christensen
Grand Canyon Suite Grofe
Gershwin on Broadway arr. John Moss
America, the Beautiful arr. Carmen Dragon
Disney Around the World arr. James Christensen
Bunker Hill March Karl L. King
Leroy Anderson Portrait arr. James Barnes
Dixieland Front and Center John Warrington
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
Star Spangled Spectacular George M. Cohan
National Game March John Philip Sousa
The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
Spirit of America arr. Dean W. Smith

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 9, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is From Broadway to Hollywood — Musicals that became Movies

Program

Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Anything Goes Cole Porter
The Sound of Music Richard Rodgers
Oklahoma! Richard Rodgers
Guys and Dolls Frank Loesser
Annie Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin
1776 Sherman Edwards
Beauty and the Beast Alan Menken
Selections from Mama Mia! Abba
Selections from Les Miserables arr. Warren Barker

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 16, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is Dancing Under the Stars — Celebrating Dance Classics

Program

Steven Barbas, assistant conductor
Fruitlands 25 Fanfare William McManus
National Anthem Francis Scott Key
Beguine for Band Glenn Osser
T.D.’s Boogie-Woogie Tommy Dorsey, Deane Kincaide
La Bomba de Vera Cruz Terig Tucci
Someone to Watch Over Me George Gershwin
In the Miller Mood arr. Warren Barker
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka Johann Strauss
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Ray Henderson
Monument Robert W. Smith
In the Mood Joe Garland
Pennywhistle Jig Henry Mancini
National Emblem E. E. Bagley

2015 Fruitlands Summer Concert Series – Thursday,July 23, 7:15 pm
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA.

The theme this week is A Summer Retrospective

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

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The Concord Band at 51 Walden on May 19, 2014

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This page last updated: 2015/6/28
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