The Durham Community Concert Band is made up of members of all ages and levels of musical talent. The band performs in Durham, North Carolina and the surrounding area at fairs, celebrations, hospitals, malls, sporting events, churches, parks and retirement centers. Our repertoire includes marches, classical, semi-classical, Broadway and other popular literature.



Would you like to help pick out music for
The Durham Community Concert Band?
Please suggest music with the form below.

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The Durham Community Concert Band
is taking a break for the summer.
Rehearsals and concerts will start back
up in the fall. See you then!



The Durham Community Concert Band
FLAG DAY CONCERT
on JUNE 14th at 4 PM at the
Durham Central Park Pavilion
was a great success!
We had pint-sized guest conductors
and singers.
Our special guests,
The Durham Jazz Orchestra
played beautifully and the audience
was wonderful!



Our Carolina Theatre performance
A North Carolina Celebration
on Sunday, May 3rd
went off without a hitch. 
We want to thank our audience for their support in attendance and donations.

 It featured our
Youth Concerto Competition winners
(and they were great)
&
Music from North Carolina Composers
(with one of the composers, Steven Bryant, in attendance)

  The selections performed were:

Ecstatic Fanfare by Steven Bryant
Variations on a Korean Folk Song by John Barnes Chance
Bull City Suite by Paul Leary [link]
World Premiere Performance
Concerto for 2 Flutes in C Major [link] by Antonio Vivaldi
featuring Alexandra Krause and Lucy Wu
Imagine, If You Will by Timothy Mahr [link]
Washington Post [link] by John Philip Sousa
An American Elegy
 by Frank Ticheli [link]
Trumpet Concerto in E Major [link] by Johann Hummel
featuring Alan Yeh
Symphony No. 6, Finale [linkby Tchaikovsky, arr. Daehn

 Below is a playlist of videos of each piece we played. Enjoy!

A North Carolina Celebration by DCCB




This performance in Fletcher Hall was made possible in part by a Grant from the Durham Arts Council's Fletcher Performing Arts Fund of the Triangle Community Foundation and the Durham Merchant Association.

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GREAT NEWS!! For those of you who shop at Amazon.com, or if you don't normally shop at Amazon.com but would like to maximize your online shopping efforts by helping support the Durham Community Concert Band at the same time,  you can support us by helping to provide donations to the DCCB via the Amazon Smile program. This program contributes a percentage of your qualified Amazon.com purchases, at No Cost To You,  as a donation to a charitable organization. All you have to do to participate is to use the link below to login to your Amazon account, when you choose to shop at Amazon, and you will automatically be participating in the program that supports us while you shop. It's easy as that! And, of course, we Thank You for the extra effort to support us and other charitable and non-profit organizations who we endorse throughout the year. If you have ?'s about the program you can read further info at a link provided on the same page as the login page provided by this link. Thank You in advance for your participation to support the band and for other support that you may have provided to us in the past. We look forward to being a continued integral part of your musical arts community.    




The DCCB is proud to offer band camp scholarships to local student musicians. Please download our application to learn more about this exciting opportunity.    

 

Triangle Community Foundation



The DCCB's programs are made possible in part by the Durham Arts Council's Annual Fund, and support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources.



 




Please Join Us!

If you play an instrument, please accept our invitation to become a member. No auditions are required.

Rehearsals are held Thursdays from 7:15pm to 9:15pm in the IBM Rehearsal Room at the Durham Arts Council
(120 Morris Street Durham, NC).



Upcoming Events:

As always our concerts are FREE and family friendly

Check our Calendar for dates, times and details of these and other upcoming DCCB performances as they are scheduled and confirmed.
We look forward to seeing you and your friends at any or ALL of our ALWAYS FREE performances! 


News:

With our latest performance, at the Historic Carolina Theatre on May 3rd, we are coming to the close of our 2014/2015 season.
We would like to give thanks to you, our audience members, for making it a wonderful event. If you missed it, please plan to join us for our final public performance of the season on Flag Day, June 14th at 4 PM at Durham Central Park Pavilion. 
  


The DCCB proudly supports

Habitat for Humanity 

and the 

Durham Crisis Response Center