Marching Through History

The Charlottesville Albemarle Saxophone Ensemble will be kicking off a new monthly partnership with The Colonnades! CASE consists of musicians performing on soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. The group performs a variety of modern, jazz and popular music composed and/or arranged for saxophone ensemble. Read More
The Band’s newest ensemble — a woodwind quintet called Charlottesville Cinco — will perform Thursday, August 31 at 7pm at The Center at Belvedere. The concert features everything from Haydn to Irving Berlin, and from Moussorgsky to the Muppets!Charlottesville Cinco features flutist Christine Steele, oboist Yasuko Kawasaki, clarinetist Fred O’Bryant, french horns Ann Eichelberger and Janelle Ellis, and bassoonist Billy Faggart.This performance, part of a regular concert series at The Center, is open to the entire community. And admission is free! These performances at The Center… Read More
Fred O’Bryant, the leader of the Clarinet Ensemble and Cville Band historian, has published a book entitled Here is Your Band! A Centennial History of the Municipal Band of Charlottesville, Virginia, 1922–2022. Books will be available for sale, and Fred will be onsite to sign your copy. Price of the book is $10 and can be purchased with cash, check or credit card at the event, or can be purchased on Amazon.The Book Signing begins at 6pm.  This will be followed by a performance of… Read More
The Cville Flutes — the flute ensemble of The Charlottesville Band — was established fifteen years ago.  The group is composed of eight current and former members of the Band, who play a variety of musical genres, arranged for traditional flute, piccolo, alto, and bass flute.  Read More