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!
Sunday, February 22 at 3:00pm
Civic Concert Band Winter Concert
Hoke Theatre - FREE
Bet you've never heard us do these songs! That's because this concert is full of music we haven't performed before. Come as we debut songs we've never done!
Wednesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:30pm
Civic Concert Band Spring Concert
Hoke Theatre - FREE
It's Spring, or so we hope! This last concert features some lighter classical and more popular selections that are perfect for the season.
Sorry you missed this great event:
Sunday, November 16 at 3:00pm - "A Musical Rainbow" - a colorful afternoon of great music, all with a color in the title. 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.