Upcoming Events

More summer performances by our jazz bands will be posted as they are scheduled! Please check back often.

Don't miss it!

The Maplewood Concert Band will wrap up its 2015 - 2016 season
with its two annual outdoor summer concerts. Pick a concert or attend both for double the enjoyment!

Two dates!    Two locations!    Same great concert program!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free Outdoor Concert – Chestnuts in the Pavilion

Clipper Pavilion, South Mountain Reservation Complex, Cherry Lane, W. Orange, NJ
Near the Regatta Playground and Paddle Boat House.
map/directions  

MCM will perform its outdoor summer concert in West Orange featuring the Maplewood Community Concert Band under the direction of Steve Kimmons. The concert features marches, overtures, and more from around the world. A second concert with the same program will be presented the next day in Maplewood's Memorial Park.

FREE admission! Enjoy a good old-fashioned band concert on the Waterfront! Bring the entire family and don't forget to pack a picnic!

No raindate; however, if it rains or you miss this performance, the same progam will be performed in Maplewood the next evening. Refer to the event below.

This performance is sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.




Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free Outdoor Concert – Chestnuts in the Park

Memorial Park Amphitheater, Maplewood, NJ
Just south of the train station at the corner of Dunnell Rd and Oakview Ave.
map/directions  

MCM will host the final concert of our 2015 - 2016 season, our annual outdoor summer concert featuring the Maplewood Concert Band under the direction of Steve Kimmons. The concert features a worldwide selection of marches, overtures, and more!

Pack up a picnic, blankets, chairs, and the whole family and enjoy an evening of summer favorites! Refreshments will be available for purchase.


FREE admission! No raindate.

If you are unable to attend this event, the same program will be performed the previous evening at the South Mountain Reservation Waterfront. Refer to the event above.




Ongoing Events


Swing Town Rehearsals Always Open to the Public
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave, Maplewood [map]
Come by and enjoy the sweet jazz sounds of Swing Town
Maplewood's only community big band!
Dancing encouraged! Check our calendar for any last minute cancellations.


Calling All Musicians!
Join the Maplewood Concert Band!

We invite all woodwind, brass & percussion musicians, especially hobbyists, regardless of age or skill level, to join our community band. Though high school level playing experience is recommended, we welcome currently active musicians as well as those who have had a long absence from playing. There are no auditions and quite a few members joined after a 5, 10 and even 25 year break from playing.

We have room for ALL band instruments with a particular need for:

  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Trumpets
  • Horn
  • Trombones (tenor & bass)
  • Percussion (timpani, mallets)

Rehearsals
2nd & 4th Wednesdays (September - July), 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave, Maplewood [map]
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