We hope you'll join us this Sunday under Audubon Park's beautiful oaks as NOCB's 19-20 season kicks off at Music Under the Oaks, sponsored by Hancock Whitney and Bellwether Technology! New Orleans Concert Band will perform at 5 pm at the Newman Bandstand located near Magazine Street in Audubon Park; admission is free and open to the public. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we will perform a variety of works inspired by space and by the 1969 Apollo mission itself. We can't wait to see you there!
Don't miss our annual FREE 4th of July celebration at the National WWII Museum, this Thursday from 1 - 2:30 pm at the US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center! With WWII era aircraft overhead, enjoy a variety of patriotic favorites and some fantastic new surprises. The band is incredibly excited to perform two marches that were found in the National WWII Museum archives written for the Higgins Industries, the famous New Orleans-based company that produced the vast majority of landing craft used to storm the beaches of Normandy and the Pacific Theater. These marches have not been performed since WWII -- don't miss this historic occasion. We'll see you Thursday!
You're invited to New Orleans Concert Band's spring concert, this Sunday, May 19 at UNO Performing Arts Center Recital Hall! We'll be performing a light program featuring a wide variety of wonderful works by Percy Grainger, Paul Hindemith, Phillip Sousa, and much more. Admission is FREE so make sure to bring out your friends and family. See you Sunday!
We hope you'll join us this Sunday for our first Spring Concert at UNO Recital Hall, March 24 from 3 to 5 pm. The concert will be dedicated to Milton Bush, a dear friend of the band. Milton was a great New Orleans musician, founder of the New Orleans Trombone Choir, and former conductor of the New Orleans Concert Band. Check out the full concert program, below, and please share with your friends and family!
Milton Bush, a dear friend of New Orleans Concert Band, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. A great New Orleans musician, Milton was the founder of the New Orleans Trombone Choir and former conductor of the New Orleans Concert Band. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. View Obituary and service information.
For gifts made to the band in Milton's honor, please mail to:
New Orleans Concert Band
P.O. Box 23064
New Orleans, LA 70183
New Orleans Concert Band invites you to attend our annual Holiday concert, this Sunday, December 16 at 3 pm at University of New Orleans Recital Hall! Bring your friends and family for our annual celebration, featuring seasonal holiday favorites and a few surprises. See you this weekend!
This Sunday, October 28 at UNO Recital Hall, get ready for a double-header concert featuring the New Orleans Concert Band and New Orleans Civic Symphony! The Symphony will kick things off at 2 pm, followed by NOCB some time after 3 pm. Don't miss this great opportunity to experience fantastic music performed by two of the Crescent City's longest-running volunteer ensembles. Learn more about New Orleans Civic Symphony at neworleanscivicsymphony.org.
Last Sunday, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) hosted Play Dat!, an annual community side-by-side concert at Holy Cross School. Musicians from across the community, including students, teachers, and members of New Orleans Concert Band, dusted off their instruments and joined with the LPO to form a massive 150+ member orchestra for a day. It was a ton of fun for everyone involved, especially for NOCB members who participated! We'll see you at NOCB's first concert of the 2018-2019 season THIS WEEKEND at Audubon Park!
We encourage all of our supporters and lovers of the New Orleans cultural scene to check out Culture Collision on Wednesday, August 29 at the Contemporary Arts Center, from 5:30 - 8:00 pm! Culture Collision is one of the best cultural events of the season and is the best way to learn about the highlights of the cultural season from more than 70 nonprofit arts organizations. Plus, the event is free to attend and includes happy hour drink specials. NOCB will have a table at the event to share information about our upcoming season and meet the community. We hope to see you there!
Learn more at www.culturenola.com
Mark your calendar for NOCB's 2018-2018 concert season! In addition to our usual Fall and Spring concerts, we are excited to return to Audubon Park, Lafreniere Park (with the LPO), and the National WWII Museum for what promises to be a season not to miss!