DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music. Concerts feature entertaining music for audiences, as well as stimulating the performer that is consistent with the representation and growth of the college and community band.
About the Director: Terry Redford studied music as DePaul University, finishing his Bachelor of Arts in Music degree at Elmhurst College. He received his master’s in music education from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. He moved to public school music education, becoming the director of bands at Wheaton Central High School. He was appointed director of bands at Lemont High School in 1989.In 2007, he became the fourth director of the DuPage Community Concert Band.
Membership is open to high school graduates with windwood, brass or percussion experience or to anyone who is otherwise qualified musically to register. Auditions needed for chair placement, but no one is refused membership.
Rehearsal for the DuPage Community Concert Band are Monday nights, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Room 138 -McAninch Arts Center. Concerts held in the Belushi Performance Hall-McAninch Arts Center. Call (630) 942-2048 for registration information.
$1 of each ticket sold supports the COD Applied Music Scholarship Fund to support music students who can’t afford private lessons