DuPage Community Concert Band

The DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express the beauty and glory of great music. Don’t miss our spring concert, which showcases your favorite concert band selections!

  • Symphony No. 3 by Vittorio Giannini
  • Liberty Fanfare by John Williams, arr. Curnow
  • Riften Wed by Julie Giroux
  • Slidestream by Gilbert Tinner
  • Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa, ed. Bourgeois

Rehearsal for the DuPage Community Concert Band are Monday nights, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Room 138 -McAninch Arts Center. Membership is open to high school graduates with woodwind, brass or percussion experience or to anyone who is otherwise qualified musically to register. Auditions needed for chair placement, but no one refused membership. Call (630) 942-2048 for registration information.


Digital program can be found here: https://audienceaccess.co/show/MAC-7697
Or text “may23band” to (630) 523-8668

About the Director: Mark A. Taylor is a conductor, educator, and performer in demand throughout the Great Lakes region, Dr. Taylor has taught with distinction at every level of study, ranging from elementary, middle, and high school to collegiate, amateur, and professional musicians. He is Music Director of Milwaukee Festival Brass, an award winning British-style brass band, and Music Director of the Waukegan Band, one of America’s oldest and most historic civic ensembles. He received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 2016 from the University of North Texas. Prior to his doctoral study, he served five years as Director of Bands and Coordinator of Ensembles at Loyola University Chicago, and member of music education faculty at Roosevelt University. Dr. Taylor received the Master of Music degree from Northwestern University. He received his undergraduate degrees from the University of Notre Dame and also performed in the Concert Band, Orchestra, Liturgical Choir, Men’s Glee Club, and Collegium Musicum. Dr. Taylor performs as section percussionist with the internationally award-winning Chicago Brass Band. He and his wife and son reside in Lake Forest, IL.