Music can express an emotion, excite us with joy and laughter, or take us through incredible stories of wonder. “The Stories Music Tell” will present a selection of programmatic music that was written specifically to tell a story, portray an event or express a feeling. You will be swept away by the sounds and stories created by the El Segundo Concert Band. This extraordinary, free, family-friendly concert will take listeners on the journeys within the music.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 7:00pm - El Segundo Performing Arts Center (640 S. Main)

Musical selections include:

Symphonie Fantastique: March to the Scaffold & Dream of a Witch’s Sabbath, by Berlioz

Romeo and Juliet, by Tchaikowsky

An American in Paris, by Gershwin

Hoe Down, by Copland

William Tell Overture, by Rossini

Sheherazade, by Rimsky-Korsakov


Join the El Segundo Concert Band as they celebrate 20 years of bringing music to the El Segundo community on this special Mother's Day performance. The band will be welcoming back former musicians and students to take part in the festivities.

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - El Segundo Performing Arts Center (640 S. Main)

Musical selections include:

America the Beautiful

Festive Overture


Holst Suite #2

Irish Tune from County Derry

Poet and the Peasant

and much more...


“A Brief History of Jazz”

The Segundo Saxes will perform a set of great jazz music, taking you on a journey through the history of jazz. More information soon to come.

Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 3:00pm - The Little Theatre at El Segundo High (640 S. Main)

Musical selections include:

St. Louis Blues

Crysthanamum Rag (Joplin)

Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin)

Glenn Miller Melody

Take the A Train (Ellington)

Sophisticated Lady (maybe)

Boplicity (Arr by Alva)

Take 5 (Brubeck)

Chameleon (Hancock)


On July 20, 1969 Americans gathered to watch two astronauts do what no one had done before. This summer, on July 20, 2019 the El Segundo Concert Band will pay tribute to the 50th Anniversary of this historic moment...The Moon Landing. More information coming soon.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 7:00pm - El Segundo Performing Arts Center (640 S. Main)

Past Performances

Just for Laughs Concert presented by South Bay Music Association and played by the El Segundo Concert Band under the direction of Steve Allen Fox, delighted the audience with humor and music July 21st, at the ESHS Performing Arts Center. Other Symposium groups also entertained under the direction of Edie Rice.

Thank you to those who donated at the free concert to this worthy cause of keeping the music playing in our schools and community, including a generous gift from the Masonic Lodge. If you were unable to attend you can see the concert on ESTV YouTube channel in about two weeks. Thank you to ESTV for joining us at the concert.

Bravo to the jazz band formed by the Symposium students after playing together for just two weeks under the direction of Robert Soto.

And we thank the merchants, Stuft Pizza, Britts Bar-B-Que, and Coldstone Ice Cream for joining us outdoors to enhance our picnic and dining atmospere.

Also, congratulations to the El Segundo's Funniest Home Videos Contest winners, The Kingsley Family.


A Legendary Concert of Heroic Proportions!

Audience Members praised the extraordinary free concert provided by the El Segundo Concert Band on Sat. March 3rd with the music of Carmina Burana concluding the concert in all of it's musical intensity and glory. The Master Composers would be proud of the entire performance which will be posted on YouTube within the next few weeks to be enjoyed for many years to come.