Q. When are rehearsals? A. Rehearsals are Tuesday nights from 7:15p-9:15p.
Q. How long is your season? A. Our season typically runs from mid-August to mid-May.
Q. Where are the performances for the 2019 - 2020 Season? A. The first three performances will be held at Myers Park High School, and the final performance will be at The Knight Theater. All dates are posted on the events tab. Q. How does the CCB get funding? A. Our funding comes from Individual donations, grants, honoraria, sponsorship, gifts, ticket sales and occasional paying gigs.
Q. Can I hire the CCB for my event? A. Yes, both the Charlotte Concert Band and Charlotte Jazz Band are available for hire. We have played for charity fundraisers, community concert series, corporate events, private parties, and other locations, and we would be happy to perform for your event too. Smaller ensembles like brass choirs, flute ensembles, and brass quintets are also available. Please Contact us for more information and rates.
Q. How can I support the CCB? A. You can donate money by clicking the button below. If you'd rather donate cash, check, or gifts of time, please Contact us. Donations may be tax deductible. Thank you for your support!
Q. What is the status of the CCB? A. The CCB is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and a Public Charity. Donations are tax deductible. Please contact a tax professional for the details of deducting such a donation.
Q. What are the attendance requirements? A. There is an expectation that players will attend all rehearsals prior to a concert so that we prepare a performance that's as near perfect and musically satisfying to our audience as possible. Family and work situations may necessitate an occasional absence, but it is assumed that anyone who chooses to be a part of the CCB will make every effort to support our goal of "outstanding performances of classic concert band repertoire."
Q. Will I have to audition? A. An audition is required to determine appropriate placement within the band and to determine performance level for solo assignments. To learn more about auditioning, see our Join page.
Q. How is seating within sections determined? A. Seating is determined by the conductor through your audition. We are a cordial and cooperative ensemble.