Blanchard Band

Blanchard Band Performs Dark Adventure @Symphony Hall


Schedule for 2016-2017 Events

  • Winter concerts
            Advanced Band:  Dec 7 at 7pm, Dec 8 at 9am
            Beginning Band: Jan 26 at 7pm
  • Spring Concerts
            Combined Show: May 24 at 7pm, May 25 at 9am
  • Parades
            Memorial Day 
            Fifer's Day
  • MICCA   (1st weekend in April 2017)     

Past Year 2015-2016 Band Events

Congratulations on a Great Spring Concert!
The Blanchard Band program presented their spring concert on May 25 featuring both the Beginning Band and Advanced Band as well as the Woodwind, Percussion, and Brass Ensembles.  Congratulations to these fine musicians on their performance!

Advanced Band Performs at Symphony Hall 

Congratulations to the Advanced Band on their Symphony Hall performance!  The performance was part of the MICCA Gold Medal Showcase of Bands, Orchestras and Choral groups that earned Gold Medals at the MICCA concert festival.

Here are links to YouTube videos of Blanchard Band's gold medal winning performances at the MICCA festival at King Phillip Regional High School and at Symphony Hall: 

Symphony Hall Performance

King Phillip Performance

Congratulations Beginning Band!

Congratulations to our Beginning Band students on their debut performance on January 28.  The band as a whole and each section did a great job performing their pieces.  Thank you to all the parents that helped with the setup, reception, and cleanup.

Instrument Link

Do you have a musical instrument or accessory that you want to sell, or are you are in the market for an instrument?  The Acton-Boxborough Friends of Music (ABFOM) has created a forum called The Instrument Link, for members of the Acton Boxborough community to buy and sell used musical instruents and related equipment.  Find out more information here:

Band Calendar for 2016-2017 school year

·       Monday         7:30-8:30am     Woodwind Ensemble

·       Monday         3:00-4:00pm     Brass Ensemble

·       Tuesday         3:00-4:00pm     Gold Stage Band

·       Wednesday     7:30-8:30am     Advanced Band

·       Wednesday     3:00-4:00pm     Beginning Band

·       Friday            7:30-8:30am     Percussion Ensemble

The first practice for this semester:

    Advanced Band will start Wednesday, September 14th at 7:30am

    Woodwind Ensemble will start Monday, September 19th at 7:30am

    Brass Ensemble will start Monday, September 19th at 3pm

    Gold Stage Band will start Tuesday, September 20th at 3pm

    Percussion Ensemble will start Friday, October 7th at 7:30am

    Beginning Band will start Wednesday, October 19th at 3pm

Video of Advance Band 2016-2017 Winter Concert

    Louie Louie