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Other Bands

The Municipal Band is pleased to include here for your convenience and musical enjoyment links to the web pages of other community bands and musical organizations across the Commonwealth of Virginia, the United States and around the world.

Community Band and Orchestra Home Pages

The above link will take you to a master listing of the web pages of hundreds of musical organizations worldwide. Most of the links below are specific to Virginia.

The Concert Band
A Wikipedia article about the history and organization of concert bands;
the Municipal Band is mentioned in the section on Community Bands

A History of the Wind Band
A series of essays by Dr. Stephen L. Rhodes, professor of music at Lipscomb University, outlining the development of the wind band from Medieval times to the present.

Concert Band Radio
A live streaming audio service on the Internet where music educators, directors, musicians and anyone who enjoys wind band music can hear and appreciate both old favorites and the newest concert band pieces being composed.

 

Virginia Bands | Virginia Orchestras | Virginia Choral Groups | Other Links

(To suggest an entry to the list below or to have an entry updated or corrected, please contact the Webmaster)

Virginia Bands

Albemarle Pipes and Drums (Charlottesville)
Alexandria Campus Band, Northern Virginia Community College (Alexandria) 
Alexandria Citizens Band (Alexandria)
American Legion Community Band (Front Royal)
Blacksburg Community Band (Blacksburg)
Bridgewater College Symphonic Band (Bridgewater)
Cabell-Breckinridge Brass Ensemble (VMI - Lexington)
Capital Wind Symphony (McLean)
Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble (Yorktown)
Chesterfield Community Band (Midlothian)
City of Fairfax Band (Fairfax)
Clarke County Community Band (Berryville)
European Wind Ensemble (Richmond)
Falls Church Concert Band (Falls Church)
Fauquier Community Band (Warrenton)
Flashbacks Jazz Ensemble (Charlottesville)
Fredericksburg Community Concert Band (Fredericksburg)
Hampton Roads Metro Band (Chesapeake)
Hampton University Bands (Hampton)
Hanover Concert Band (Ashland)
Harrisonburg/Rockingham Concert Band (Harrisonburg)
Henrico Concert Band (Richmond)
Henrico Community Band (Richmond)
JMU Wind Symphony (Harrisonburg)
Kings Park Concert Band (Springfield)
Liberty University Wind Ensemble (Lynchburg)
Longwood University Wind Symphony (Farmville)
Loudoun Symphonic Winds (Loudoun County)
Massanutten Brass Band (Penn Laird)
Mount Vernon Community Bands (Alexandria)
Mr. Jefferson’s Bones (Charlottesville)
Norfolk State University Band (Norfolk)
Old Dominion University Bands (Norfolk)
Orange Community Chorus and Band, Inc. (Orange)
Original Elbe-Musikanten German Band (Richmond)
Peninsula Concert Band (Newport News)
P. G. Lowery Star of the West Brass Band (Charlottesville)
Piedmont Community Band (South Boston) [No Web Page]
Prince William Community Band (Prince William City)
Richmond Symphonic Winds (Richmond)
Roanoke College Wind Ensemble (Salem)
Roanoke Valley Community Band (Roanoke)
Second Wind Band (Charlottesville)
Stonewall Brigade Band (Staunton)
University of Mary Washington Concert Band (Fredericksburg)
University of Richmond Band (Richmond)
University of Virginia Cavalier Marching Band (Charlottesville)
University of Virginia Concert Band (Charlottesville)
University of Virginia Wind Ensemble (Charlottesville)
Virginia Commonwealth University Bands (Richmond)
Vienna Community Band (Vienna)
Virginia Grand Military Band (Vienna)
VMI Regimental Band (Lexington)
Washington & Lee Wind Ensemble (Lexington)
Winds of the Blue Ridge (Roanoke)
York River Concert Band (Yorktown) [No Web Page]

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Virginia Orchestras

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra (Alexandria)
Blacksburg Community Strings (Blacksburg)
Blue Ridge Chamber Orchestra (Charlottesville)
Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra (Charlottesville)
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (Fairfax)
McLean Orchestra (McLean)
McLean Symphony (McLean)
Manassas Symphony Orchestra (Manassas)
Northern Neck Orchestra (Kilmarnock)
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (Petersburg)
Prince William Symphony (Prince William City)
Reston Community Orchestra (Reston)
Richmond Symphony (Richmond)
Roanoke Symphony and Chorus (Roanoke)
Symphonicity (Virginia Beach)
University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra (Lexington)
Virginia Symphony Orchestra (Norfolk)
Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra (Waynesboro)
York River Symphony Orchestra (Yorktown)
Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia (Charlottesville)
Youth Orchestras of Prince William (Woodbridge)

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Virginia Choral Groups

Jeffersonland Barbershop Chorus and Quartets (Charlottesville)
Opera Roanoke (Roanoke)
Orange Community Chorus and Band, Inc. (Orange)
Oratorio Society of Charlottesville-Albemarle (Charlottesville)
Roanoke Symphony and Chorus (Roanoke)
Roanoke Valley Choral Society (Roanoke)
Shenandoah Valley Choral Society (Harrisonburg)
University Singers (Charlottesville)
Virginia Consort (Charlottesville)
Virginia Opera (Norfolk)
Washington & Lee Choral Ensembles (Lexington)
Zephyrus – Central Virginia’s Early Music Vocal Ensemble (Charlottesville)

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Other Interesting Musical Links

American Bandmasters Association
Army National Guard Bandsstrong>
Association of Concert Bands
Band Geeks Online
Band Music Canada
Band Music USA
Bands Active Since the 19th Century
Brass Band Page
British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles
British Flute Society
British Trombone Society
Canadian Band Association
Chatfield Brass Band and Music Lending Library
The Cimbasso Page
Community Band and Orchestra Home Pages
The Concert Band
Free March Music Web Site
Historic Brass Society
International Clarinet Association
International Double Reed Society
International Horn Society
International Military Music Society
International Society of Bassists
International Trombone Association
International Trumpet Guild
International Tuba - Euphonium Association
Internet Bandsman's Everything Within (UK)
National Band Association (USA)
National Flute Association
North American Brass Band Association
The Ophicleide Directory
Percussive Arts Society
Sax on the Web
Saxophone.org
United Kingdom Amateur Orchestras [and Bands]
United States Air Force Band
United States Army Band
United States Army Chorus
United States Coast Guard Band
United States Marine Band
United States Navy Band
Virginia Music Educators Association
Windjammers Unlimited, Inc. (Circus Music Historical Society)
World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
World Military Bands - the Heritage of Military Bands

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