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MCPARC Community Band

from the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission

MCPARC Band Christmas Concert | December 17, 2023

East Fairmont High School Auditorium | December 17 at 1:30 p.m.​

The MCPARC Community Band and Jazz Ensemble will be performing their annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 17, 2023 at the East Fairmont High School Auditorium.  The Jazz Ensemble will begin performing at 1:30 p.m. and be joined by the rest of the band at 2:00 p.m.  Admission is free.

MCPARC Band Concert | July 14, 2023

Featuring the Music of John Williams

East Fairmont High School Auditorium | July 14 at 7:00 p.m.​


Our summer concert this year was a tribute to the incomparable film composer John Williams, and featured music from Harry Potter, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and much more. Formed in 2019, the MCPARC Community Band is a symphonic concert band open to musicians of all ages and skill levels, whose goal is to provide a positive ensemble experience and musicianship growth for all members. 

Upcoming schedule:

  • Monday, October 9 - First Christmas Concert Rehearsal - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at East Fairmont High School Bandroom

Looking for a reason to get out your instrument?  Come on up and join the MCPARC Community Band, sponsored by the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission.  All skill levels welcome.  We will begin Christmas season practices on Monday, October 9th at the East Fairmont High School Bandroom (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.) and continue every Monday until our performance date.  We have a wide variety of musical selections and it's a great way to get back into playing if you haven't for awhile - or just improve your skills.  All newcomers welcome! Hope to see you up there next week!

Follow or Message us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mcparccommunityband

MCPARC Community Summer Concert 2022

December 13, 2022 @ 7:30 p.m. | East Fairmont High School

The MCPARC Community Band Concert performed their 2022 Christmas Concert at East Fairmont High School on December, 2022.  Thank you to all the terrific musicians who participated and the amazing audience who came up to support us!  Special thanks to Chris Moran and WV MotionWorks for recording the show!

MCPARC Community Summer Concert 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. | East Fairmont High School

The MCPARC Community Band Concert performed their first summer concert at East Fairmont High School on July 7, 2022.  Thank you to all the terrific musicians who participated and the amazing audience who came up to support us!  Special thanks to Chris Moran and WV MotionWorks for recording the show!

MCPARC Community Winter Concert 2021

Saturday, December 18, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m. | East Fairmont High School


The MCPARC Community Band Concert held their second-ever concert at East Fairmont High School on Saturday, December 18, 2021.  Thank you to all the terrific musicians who participated and the amazing audience who came up to support us!

Members of the group can sign in here - MEMBERS ONLY

Direct Message us on the Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/mcparccommunityband

The MCPARC Community Band welcomes those with musical talent with the ability to read music and a desire to perform in a public setting.  The group performs two season - a Spring/Summer with rehearsals starting in April with performances around July and a Fall/Winter with rehearsals starting in October with performances in December.  Members will have access to some music from the upcoming season in advance of first rehearsals so they can listen to and practice the music if they wish.

Traditionally, meetings and rehearsals are held weekly on Monday evenings 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feel free to come up and play as we hope to reach out to as many area musicians as possible. Old and young, skilled and beginner, or just rusty musicians are all welcome. Dust off your instruments, blow out the cobwebs and come on out to a rehearsal!

MCPARC Community Winter Concert 2019

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If you would like to be alerted about changes to the rehearsal or performance schedules, please sign up with the Remind App (because Remind limits to 150 "per class," we have divided the brass, woodwinds and percussion to stay below their limits) -- and be sure to put the "@" sign ahead of your group:

  • Woodwinds: Text @mccbww2 to this number: 81010 (Please note it's a 2 for woodwinds)

  • ​Brass - Text @mccbbrass1 to this number: 81010

  • Percussion - Text @mccbperc1 to this number: 81010​

Or you may Download the Remind app on your Android or iOS device, open the app and create an account (or login to your account if you already have one) and tap the + by classes and enter the @ code above to join.

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