Northeast Community Band

News & Updates

Thank you to those who donated as part of Give to Max Day on November 17th. We are almost halfway to our goal of $1000 for our Ralph Sowden Memorial Scholarship Fund. Thank you for your support! Feel free to still donate. Next up is our Dec. 15th Holiday Concert and Raffle. Details and pics coming soon.


Miss our fall concert? You can watch the public FB Live video here. The program starts around minute 12.

Pictured left to right: Cynthia Sowden (NECB board member), Andrew Fischer, Tim Martin (NECB director). Edison High School Awards Ceremony, June 1, 2022.

Scholarship Awarded

The Northeast Community Band awarded its first Ralph Sowden Memorial scholarship to Andrew Fischer.

Andrew plays trumpet and is vice president of the Edison High School Band. He's played in the concert band and jazz band and has been accepted into the Vocalessence Singers of This Age. The $1,000 scholarship is meant to encourage him to continue studying and performing music in college.


Upcoming Performances

2022-2023 Season

  • Thursday, December 15, 2022: Holiday Concert at Northeast Middle School Auditorium (2955 Hayes St NE), 7pm.

  • Thursday, March 23, 2023: Spring Concert, TBD, 7pm.

Some dates yet to be announced for 2023, but potentially in late April and May.

Contact us at necbinfo@gmail.com if you'd like to book us for a gig!


Rehearsals

We meet Thursday nights from 7 – 9pm at the Edison High School Band-room, from September through May.

Enter main doors, at front desk, take a left to stairwell, down two flights, right at the bottom of the stairs and around the corner.

COVID Protocol:

We are requesting all playing members:

  • be vaccinated (boosters encouraged);

  • optional use of masks in the building and when not playing;

  • optional use bell covers if you are a brass player;

  • maintain 3 feet social distance from others;

  • stay home if you are sick and experiencing symptoms; and

  • should you test positive for COVID after attending a rehearsal or concert, please contact us so we may notify others.


Articles

Check out the article on us in the December 13, 2017 edition of the local Northeaster Newspaper as we celebrate 20 years!