Civic Concert Band
Under the leadership of Mark Wainwright, the Concert band has grown in size and quality to become one of our special treasures. As our gift to the community, the Lorain County Civic Concert Band concerts are free and open to the public!
2012 - 2013 Civic Concert Band Season
The 2012-2013 Civic Concert Band Season has come to an end. Watch the website in late July for announcement of the 2013-2014 season. We'll look forward to seeing you next season!
Sorry you missed the great 2012-2013 concerts:
Sunday, November 18, 2012 – 3:00pm – Hoke Theatre - FREE
“…Started in the orchestra, but ended up in the band”
Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 3:00pm – Hoke Theatre - FREE
“…Started in the band, but ended up on the list”
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 3:00pm - Hoke Theatre - FREE
“…Started on the list, but ended up on the Stocker stage”
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE CIVIC CONCERT BAND
Mark Wainwright, Director
Mark Wainwright graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College with a Bachelor of Music Education Degree and from Bowling Green State University with a Masters degree in Trombone Performance. He has studied trombone with David Glasmire at BGSU and Allen Kofsky and James DeSano from the Cleveland Orchestra. A frequent performer in the area, Mark has performed with the Lakeshore Brass Quintet, Cleveland Opera Company, Ashland Symphony Orchestra, Lakewood Hometown Band, and the Blossom Festival Concert Band. He has also had the opportunity to play twice under Victor Borge and has been in the pit orchestra for the O-Jays.
The Civic Concert Band is comprised of professional, amateur and student musicians from Lorain County and neighboring communities. This ensemble is committed to bringing the finest in wind literature to Lorain County. College credit is available upon request or members may perform as an activity with no fees required. The Civic Concert Band rehearses on Wednesday evenings and prepares three major concerts during the academic year that are held in the Hoke Theatre of Stocker Arts Center.
The Civic Concert Band concerts are FREE and open to the public. No tickets are needed.