OF DIRECTORS (2019-20):
Tom Cutrone, Vice
Tom Cutrone, chair; Susan Deege, Jean Murray, , Alan Nichols, Crystal Perry, Chuck Brooks, Kristen Anguiano
Ensemble Committee: Trent Hollinger, John Schneider, Crystal Perry.
Music Library: Alan Nichols, Janet Ellison.
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Concert Band, Inc., is an Illinois Not-For Profit
and is a qualified 501(c)3 organization
Concert Band is an all-volunteer wind ensemble that performs
a spring and fall concert each year. Members of the band come from all
walks of life. The band rehearses weekly leading up to performances,
which feature a variety of selections.
Quincy’s nationally-recognized concert
band has twice been awarded second place for the prestigious “American
Prize”, a national competition for community band and wind
ensembles. The band won this award in 2015 and again in
2019, besting bands from much larger communities.
In 2017, the
band performed at the 2017 Illinois Music Education Conference in
Quincy Concert Band is committed to preserving the rich heritage of
community bands and quality wind band literature by presenting free
concerts of artistic and professional excellence to the Quincy and
Tri-state community. Our volunteer, non-profit organization provides
its adult members opportunities to perform diverse concert band music
for enjoyment, to improve their musical skills, to foster friendship
and esprit de corps with fellow musicians from all walks of life, and
to nurture a lifelong love of music by all, audience and
Fuller Life through Music!”
The band was established in 1982
under the name "Breakfast Kiwanis
Concert Band". Paul Duker was the first conductor.
performed before the Kiwanis travelogue series as well as
times in the community.
After two years under the
auspices of the Kiwanis Club, it was established as a separate entity and the name was changed
to the Quincy Community Concert Band. Dale Kimpton became the
conductor of the band in 1984 and set the performance
schedule that is still followed today. Bill
DeMont succeeded Kimpton in 1996, and Dr. Trent Hollinger took the
baton in 2010.
In 2006 the name was
changed to The Quincy Concert Band. In 2018,
the name of the corporation was changed to Quincy Concert
Concert Band, Inc., is a Not-For-Profit Corporation registered with the
State of Illinois,
and is qualified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3