2021-2022 Concert season
American Roots: Celebrating Our Diverse Heritage
Location: 2021 Charlotte SHOUT! Festival
Join us to celebrate America’s diverse heritage at this year’s Charlotte SHOUT! Festival. In this specially curated compilation, we get back to our roots with folk music hailing from sea to shining sea. Take a musical adventure with us as we experience American jazz, blues, zydeco, ragtime, old time, gospel and much more.
If you’ve never been to Charlotte SHOUT or if you’re a loyalist, you’ll thoroughly enjoy this multi-week festival showcasing Charlotte's creativity and innovation through art, music, food and ideas. We are honored to be a featured concert band in Charlotte SHOUT and look forward to seeing you there.
Salute to America: A Veteran's Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 7:00pm
Location: Jay M. Robinson High School
American veterans gave us their best to keep us safe and free. Join the Charlotte Concert Band as we give them our best – beautiful music to stir the heart and soul. In our first live indoor performance in over a year and a half, we pay tribute to servicemembers in each branch of the Armed Forces.
Come to experience inspiring renditions of military marches such as “Boys of the Old Brigade” and “Women of the Podium.” Sing along with favorites such as “When Johnny Comes Marching Home” and “America the Beautiful.” Plus, enjoy a special treat of original patriotic selections written for our wind band.
We are particularly honored that the 208th Army Band Brass Quintet is joining us for this patriotic presentation.
Sounds of the Season: A Jingle Jubilee
Date: Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 7:00pm
Location: Myers Park High School
Catch the holiday spirit with us! Bring family and friends to experience the magic of the holidays together at Sounds of the Season: A Jingle Jubilee. At this fun, family band concert, attendees young and old will delight in traditional holiday tunes and perhaps discover some new favorites.
Our musical gift to you celebrates Christmas, Chanukah and winter’s chill warmed by merry hearts. Children and adults alike are sure to catch the holiday spirit with memorable numbers such as Jingle Them Bells, The Eighth Candle and medleys Christmas Fantasia and A Most Wonderful Christmas.
Don’t miss this holiday concert that’s sure to charm everyone in the family.
Kidventures: A Family Concert
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 7:00pm
Location: Myers Park High School
Searching for an exciting family outing that’s sure to delight all? We’ve got you covered! Load up the kids and grandkids and bring them to Kidventures: A Family Concert. This musical adventure is filled with a lively lineup of tunes that everyone in the family will be familiar with.
Our specially curated performance recalls the joy of Saturday mornings cartoons – colorful stories with lots of giggles and nary a care in the world. Listeners will enjoy classics like Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours, and Arlen’s The Wizard of Oz. Medleys of childhood favorites and cartoon-inspired classical music will bring out the playful side in everyone.
Children are invited to bring their favorite stuffed toys to our one-of-a-kind band concert.
Under the Big Top
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 7:00pm
Location: Sarah Belk Gambrell Center for the Performing Arts and Civic Engagement at Queens University of Charlotte
Step right up to a show that’s sure to dazzle attendees of all ages! Our type of circus doesn’t feature sword swallowers and clowns in tiny cars, but you will be thoroughly thrilled as our musical acrobats perform a variety of rousing tunes and selections from the hit movie, The Greatest Showman.
If that’s not enough to tip your top hat, come for an extra-special treat – a talented troupe of middle school maestros. Select honor band students from the NC Bandmasters Middle School All-District Band will perform with the Charlotte Concert Band as part of our biennial Musician for a Lifetime program.
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