Southwest Community Concert Band - 2016

The Southwest Community Concert Band has a new home in Orland Park.  We perform five seasonal concerts, Summer Park Concerts throughout the year.  The Band also hosts a Winter Band Day and a Summer Band Camp
for student musicians.
See our Events Calendar Page for our current calendar of events.


Our Band has a new rehearsal home

Weekly Rehearsals

When: Tuesday evenings

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Orland Park Cultural Center
                 14760 Park Lane; Orland Park
                  Room 203

Friday; April 1, 2016

Summer Band Camp
On-line registration is open
Summer Band Camp

Saturday; May 21, 2016
Orland Park Veterans Commission ConcertVietnam Wall Photo

This is a commemorative
concert marking the
50th Anniversary of the
end of the Vietnam War. 

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Crescent Park Bandstand

                  143rd Street Metra Station

                   9705 W 143rd Street; Orland Park

Sunday; June 5, 2016
The Greatest Generation Concert
Vet-US Flag photo

A musical tribute to the
generation of our
WW II veterans.

Time: 2:00 PM

Guest Artist: Local Veterans Color Guard

Location: Orland Square Mall
                   Lower Level  in front of
                    Carson Pirie Scott

Thursday; June 9, 2016US flag
Flag Day Celebration

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Village Green
                  8901 West 123rd Street
                   Palos Park

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs
for this outdoor concert.

Sunday; June 12, 2016 
Evergreen Park Parks & Recreation Concert

Time: 6:00 PMConcert

Location: Klein Park (Circle Park)
                  97th & Homan Avenue
                   Evergreen Park

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs

for this outdoor concert.

Gift Cards Now Available

The Southwest Community Concert Band now has
gift cards available for purchase for any 6th – 9th
grade student to attend our Winter Band Day or our  Summer Band Camp. You may purchase
a Gift Card for full payment or desired amount
($15 minimum).  A Gift Card may also be purchased
to sponsor a needy student to attend either event in
your name, company name or anonymously.

Gift Card Form

Become a Standing Ovation Contributor

The funds raised through thisOvation Logo
program are earmarked for
our music library expansion
and offering additional
educational events like Winter Band Day and Summer Band  Camp,
for music students as well 
as Clinics and Master Classes for students and adults.
 More information


*Southwest Community Band Concert admission
is complimentary and open to the public.  A free-will offering will be taken during the concert but is not an obligation

Monday; June 13, 2016

Summer Band Camp registration CLOSES!

Monday thru Friday
June 20-24, 2016camp logo
Summer Band Camp

Camp meets daily
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Camp Finale Concert
 June 24th, 7:00 PM

Location: Saint Francis of Assisi
                  Religious Ed. Center on the Hill
                 15050 Wolf Road; Orland Park


Sunday; June 26, 2016
Summer Food Drive Concert

Collecting food: noon - 4:00 PM

Concert Time: 1:00 -4:00PM

Guest Artist: Starlighters Big Band & 
                        Brass Tracks Jazz Band

Location:  Saint Francis of Assisi
                 15050 Wolf Road; Orland Park

  Performance times:

      Starlighters: 1:00 - 2:00 PM

      Southwest Concert Band: 2:00 - 3:00 PM

      Brass Tracks: 3:00 - 4:00PM

- All food and cash donations from this concert
   will be donated to a local food pantry.

- Bring your blanket and lawn chairs
  for this outdoor concert.


Tuesday; September 6, 2016
Resume Weekly Tuesday Rehearsals

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Orland Park Cultural Center
                  14760 Park Lane; Orland Park

Members return to weekly rehearsals

        New members are welcome!


Sunday; October 16, 2016
'B' Movies Concert

Time: 2:00 PM

Guest Artist: TBA

Location: Orland Park Civic Center

                  14750 Ravinia Avenue

Sunday; December 18, 2016
Home for Christmas Concert  & Food Drive

Xmas tree

Pre-Concert entertainment - 4:00PM

Concert Time: 5:00 PM

Guest Artist: TBA

Location: Saint Francis of Assisi 
                 15050 Wolf Road
                 Orland Park

All food and cash donations from this concert
will be donated to a local food pantry.

Mission Statement

Pursuit of Excellence

The mission of the Southwest Community Concert Band is to foster the musical talent and education of its members, provide quality musical entertainment to the community and promote the value of musical education to the students and adults of the community.