YCB 2016-17 Concert Schedule

Concerts are free unless otherwise noted. Posters and press releases will be put up as they become available.

To listen to recordings of our recent concerts, click here.

Current Season

October 7, 2016
7:30pm Yale Concert Band 99th Season Opener

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Yale’s wind symphony season opener features Overture in Eb (Ed Green); a Percy Grainger Triptych: Molly on the Shore, Irish Tune from County Derry, and his wind-band setting of Bach’s O Mensch, Bewein Dein Sunde Gross; Firefly (Ryan George); Toccata Marziale (Ralph Vaughan Williams); Rocky Point Holiday (Ron Nelson).

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
October 8, 2016
7:30pm Yale Family Weekend Gala Concert

Gala concert featuring the Yale Glee Club, Jeffrey Douma, Music Director; Yale Concert Band, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director; Yale Symphony Orchestra, Toshiyuki Shimada, Music Director

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
November 13, 2016
2:00pm Yale Concert Band: A Good Old-Fashioned Band Concert

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Porgy and Bess Medley (George Gershwin) and Introduction and Samba (Maurice Whitney), feat. Carrie Koffman, saxophone (Lecturer in Saxophone, Yale School of Music). Other repertoire: Southern Harmony (Donald Grantham), Circus Polka (Igor Stravinsky), Autumn Walk (Julian Work), Endurance (Timothy Mahr)and the premiere of Compass by Charles Romano (Yale ‘19).

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
December 4, 2016
2:00pm Yale Concert Band: An Old-Fashioned Holiday Concert

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. A matinee of seasonal favorites,featuring Sleigh Ride and A Christmas Festival (L. Anderson), The Annunciation Carol (P. Grainger), Train Ride from “Winter Holiday” (S. Prokoviev), The Polar Express (Silvestri and Ballard), and music for Hannukah, including Banu Choshech L’gareish (E. Amiram)and the Jewish liturgical poem Ma’oz Tzur.

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
February 17, 2017
7:30pm Yale Concert Band Winter Concert

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Hiraizumi: Cyberpunk for Wind Ensemble (Simon Hutchinson), Festive Overture (D. Shostakovich), Serenade for Winds, Opus 8 (R. Strauss), Les Couleurs Fauves (Karel Husa), Cartoon (Paul Hart).

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
April 7, 2017
7:30pm Yale Concert Band Spring Concert

Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. “Symphony from Ivy Green” by Mark Camphouse (based on the writings of Helen Keller), feat. Janna Baty, mezzo-soprano. Other music: Danzon (Arturo Marquez), Postcard (Frank Ticheli), From the Delta (William Grant Still), Washington Post March (John Philip Sousa). With special guests the John Winthrop Middle School 8th Grade Band (Deep River, CT), Laura Traver, Director.

Woolsey Hall (WOOL) See map
500 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
May 21, 2017
7:00pm Yale Concert Band Twilight Concert

A short concert of celebratory music on the eve of Yale’s Commencement, outside on the Old Campus. No tickets are required and all are welcome.

Old Campus (OLDCAMP), Main stage See map
344 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)