Journey Down the 
British Isles

The El Segundo Concert Band presents a musical cruise that sets sail on on Saturday, March 28 at 7:00 pm.

The concert will include astounding music by composers from and music about England, Scotland and Ireland, along with fantastic images and 
sensational guests that will amaze. 

Over the past 5 years the El Segundo Concert Band has been recognized by its increasing quality of performance and audience appeal. This concert will continue that reputation but with a sophisticated twist. It will present a more “serious” side to concert band repertoire, but with the same fun and flair as 

Sara Andon – International Flute Sensation
Kelly School of Traditional Irish Dance

Jupiter from the Planets
Lark Ascending
Music from the motion picture Henry V
Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Shepherd’s Hey
Four Scottish Dances

South Bay Music Association

The El Segundo Concert Band has established a parent organization named the South Bay Music Association. The new umbrella organization reflects the ensemble’s membership and audience expansion throughout the South Bay and the diversity of programs that it operates and sponsors. 

The organization has grown significantly since its founding as a small community ensemble in 1999.  In addition to its free public concerts, the organization is recognized as the leading instrumental music education provider in El Segundo, expanding or replacing program offerings of the El Segundo school district that were cut due to funding losses from the state. 

The El Segundo Concert Band is just one of many programs that will operate under the South Bay Music Association’s umbrella.  Other existing ensembles and programs include:
  • El Segundo Brass
  • Segundo Saxes
  • South Bay Wind Ensemble
  • Elementary After-School Band Program
  • Distinct Advantage Band Program
  • South Bay Music Symposium
  • Primary financial provider for the El Segundo High School Band
The South Bay Music Association produces performance events and educational programs that engage, educate, inspire, and entertain both audiences and musicians through developing the art and craft of instrumental music. 

Since its founding in 1999, the South Bay Music Association's concerts have developed a reputation for engaging audiences with entertaining music experiences, and providing community musicians an ensemble to hone their skills via energizing performance opportunities. Through its educational programs, students have opportunities to engage and interact with professional musicians in supportive learning environments that encourage creativity and developing a personal relationship with music. 

As a California 501(c)(3) Corporation, the South Bay Music Association is funded primarily by charitable contributions from individuals and businesses in the community, as well as by occasional fundraising events.

The South Bay Music Association operates a variety of music programs for our schools and in our community

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SBMA Sponsors
High School Band
South Bay Music Association provides the majority of funding for the high school band.  Band parents have joined with us to operate fundraisers, provide donations and solicit sponsors.