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Honor Bands

Performance Schedule

Jazz Summit

Music Scholarships/ Full Tuition Scholarships

Learn about Dr. Carson's book:On the Path to Excellence - The Northshore Concert Band: Paynter, Buehlman, and Beyond
Published by Meredith Music

The original band version of Spoon River by Percy Grainger, edited by Dr. Carson and Mr. Naylor, available from Southern Music.
United States Marine Band recording HERE!

Program notes HERE

Meet the Faculty Events & Concerts A Band for Every Musician Resources & Media History

Concert Band Rehearsal Schedule


August 4-14 2014 Band Tour Information, click here

The tour was absolutely AMAZING!
Click the link above to see our itinerary. And start saving NOW for our next amazing tour!

PragueOld Town Square, Prague (photo by William Carson)

Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Berlin
Poland, Czech Republic, Germany

Coe College Concert Band

Monday, Oct. 5, No rehearsal – Fall Break
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015
Sinclair Auditorium
7:00 - 7:05   tuning
7:05 - 7:15   Coe Fight Song
7:15 - 7:50   Adventures on Earth
7:50 - 8:20   Connacht Rhapsody
8:20 – 8:25  Coe Loyalty (Alma Mater)
8:25 - 8:50   Ghost Train
8:50 – 9:00  Sling a de Ink

We have about 4 seats left for the music department tour to Costa Rica!
Contact Dr. Carson to sign up!
Students and part-time faculty:  $1640
Non-students:  $2250


For more information,
download the brochure: 


Next Week:
Monday, Oct. 12, 4:30 – 6:15 
Wed., Oct. 14, 7 - 9 
Thursday, Oct. 15, 7 – 10 pm, Dress rehearsal(hopefully much shorter than that)
Concert, Friday, Oct. 16, 7 pm(Jazz Band plays prelude concert, 6:45 pm)
Band members arrive at 6:30
Only 4 rehearsals between that concert and our Nov. 1 Concert!


Click here for syllabus

Click here for schedule

Google Calendar
Clicking on the events in the calendar should give you the option to add them to your own Google calendar.  You can also print.