Tickets are now on sale for the Toronto Concert Band’s 2022-23 season.
The Toronto Concert Band typically performs three concerts per year. Typical performances feature a variety of musical genres, from classical to modern to swing to broadway and pop and last approximately two hours, usually with an intermission.
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Join the TCB for its fifth anniversary season, which will feature three concerts downtown:
Our November 24th concert features the Canadian Premiere of Gary Kuo’s Wingspan, introduced in person by the composer and performed by horn virtuoso Olivia Esther, Respighi’s The Pines of Rome, the works of Roland Barrett, J. S. Bach, G. F. Handel, Toto, The Who and more!
Two other concerts will be held this season, including Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 at 7:30pm at Metropolitan United Church, in a special joint performance with the Etobicoke Youth Band, and our fiftht anniversary concert on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at 7:30pm at Glenn Gould Studio.
Join the Toronto Concert Band for a special joint performance with the Etobicoke Youth Band at Toronto’s glorious Metropolitan United Church in the heart of the city, at Church Street & Queen Street East. Each band wil perform on its own, and will then combine for a grand finale of nearly 200 musicians on stage to close the concert.
The bands will perform favourites including Jacob de Haan’s Ross Roy, John Williams’ famous theme from Superman, excerpts from Les Misérables, Debussy’s Engulfed Cathedral, and much more.
About the EYB
The EYB was formed to give music students the opportunity to play an enriched repertoire of music, from the classic band repertoire to marches to pop music. This dynamic group of young people has performed throughout the community and annually competes with distinction in a prominent music festival, receiving a first-place standing at the Kiwanis Music Festival in Toronto. The EYB consists of well over 100 members, who range in age between 12 and 18 and attend different middle and high schools in Toronto.
About the TCB
The Toronto Concert Band’s mission is to enrich the lives of local musicians through excellence in professional leadership, performance opportunities and carefully selected repertoire, fostering development of musicianship in a positive and supportive environment; and to enrich the lives of community members with music performance of high artistic quality, broad appeal, and educational value in an inspiring environment. TCB consists of 85 amateur musicians from Toronto.
Featuring the music from Guys and Dolls, Christopher Tin’s Grammy Award-winning video game theme song Baba Yetu, two works by Percy Grainger, Standridge’s Wolverine Summer, Balmages’ Breaking Point, the works of J. S. Bach, Samuel Hazo, Vince Gassi and more. Come enjoy an evening of music in late November with the Toronto Concert Band’s 90 members in the heart of Toronto’s entertainment district.
Photo by Rebecca Pinkus © 2019
Featuring music from Star Wars, Nestico’s famous When You Wish Upon a Star, music from Robert W. Smith and Jacob de Haan, Suter’s Dancing at Stonehenge, and more. We will perform two works by TCB members including Wilcox’s One Over Par March, and Morris’ A Winter’s Day. Come enjoy an evening of music this winter with the Toronto Concert Band’s 90 members in Regent Park’s acclaimed Daniels Spectrum.
The Toronto Concert Band returns to the Glenn Gould Studio for its 17th concert. This performance will feature the Mike Field Quintet, a critically-acclaimed jazz ensemble. In this unique performance, several works will be arranged for 90-piece concert band and jazz quintet. Come and enjoy this special musical experience.
The Toronto Concert Band welcomes audiences back to live performances in style! A fabulous program will debut new percussion equipment, and include the music of award-winning Hollywood composer Danny Elfman, classical favourites from Elgar and Puccini, and fiery band originals from Galante, Sheldon, and more. Come enjoy an evening of band music in the heart of Toronto’s entertainment district.
The Toronto Concert Band will paint the famed waterfront Palais Royale with a diverse palette of music. In this eclectic program, the TCB will perform majestic concert band classics, swing-era jazz selections, and nature-inspired pieces from Ontario composer Cait Nishimura. Following the TCB performance, Toronto’s own Riffintime Big Band will round out the evening with a kick-up-your-heels dance set of big band classics.
Come enjoy our three-set evening which runs from 7:30pm to 10:30pm with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Featuring music of the incomparable Leonard Bernstein, Oscar Peterson, and The Beatles. The TCB will also perform a swing interpretation of Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz, Nishimura’s Wilderness, and Sandridge’s Havana Nights.
TCB’s final concert for the 2022-23 season returns to the beautiful Glenn Gould Studio. Join us for an evening of exciting live concert band music performed by Toronto musicians.
Join the Toronto Concert Band as it celebrates its tenth season. The Toronto Concert Band performs live at the Glenn Gould Studio.
Featuring favourites from film including Hanz Zimmer’s Themyscira (Wonder Woman), John Williams’ Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Leonard Bernstein’s Mambo, along with outstanding concert band repertoire from both traditional and modern composers including Rossano Galante, Jacob De Haan, Robert W. Smith and more.