UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

Musical selections include:

  • The Raiders March (from the Indiana Jones film series), by John Williams
  • Selections from Aladdin, by Alan Menken
  • Olympic Fanfare and Theme, by John Williams
  • Festive Overture, by Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Second Suite in F (Mvmt 1 and 4), Gustav Holst
  • Music from Gettysburg, by Randy Edelman
  • Irish Tune from County Derry, by Percy Grainger
  • Into the Raging River, by Steven Reineke
  • Galop, by Dmitri Shostakovich
  • …and a few surprises!


20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

El Segundo Performing Arts Center (640 S. Main)


Give the gift of music to your Mother this Mother’s Day by joining the El Segundo Concert Band (ESCB) as they celebrate their 20th Anniversary. For 20 years ESCB, and its parent company the South Bay Music Association, have provided free concerts and high quality music education to the El Segundo community, entertaining and educating thousands. Join Maestro Steven Allen Fox, special guest ESUSD Superintendent Dr. Melissa Moore, former ESCB alumni, and other community leaders, in this special celebration of great music.

In addition, this will be the going-away tribute to Edie and Mike Rice, two pillars of the El Segundo community. The Rices have been an integral part of ESCB and SBMA since it’s inception, as well as all levels of instrumental band music in the El Segundo School District. Come help say goodbye to the Rices as everyone celebrates 20 years of music in El Segundo.




TO THE MOON...& BACK

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

El Segundo Performing Arts Center (640 S. Main)

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.

Past Performances

THE STORIES MUSIC TELL

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

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.


EPIC MUSIC

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.