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!
We are so excited to be opening for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra for the second year. We'll be playing at Lafreniere Park Thursday, May 11 from 6:30 - 7:00 pm. We've got a fun and exciting set of music, hope to see you there.
Thanks to all of our faithful supporters who came to see us Sunday. They were treated to a great concert centered largely mid 20th century dances. What fun. Come check us out at our next regular concert May 21 with an all new program.
In the meantime,
NOCB Clarinet Choir, NOCB Chamber Winds, and New Orleans Trombone Choir will be performing at Bach Around the Clock on Saturday, March 24 at 5:00 pm. Come and check out some of the smaller ensembles the NOCB has spawned.
We're entering a rather busy time for the New Orleans Concert Band starting with the Mid Spring Concert next week. In the next two months, we'll also be playing in Audubon Park and Lafreniere Park, followed by our Spring, and July 4th concerts! But, one step at a time.
Please come join us for our Mid Spring Concert on March 19 at 3:00 pm in the University of New Orleans Recital Hall. See you there!
We've already arrived at the Christmas Concert. And yet, it's been a busy autumn for us. Thanks to everyone who's given us support. Hope to see you this Sunday, December 11 at 5 pm, and don't forget to bring canned food for our annual food drive for Second Harvest! Happy Holidays!