Long Beach Junior Concert Band
LBJCB Long Beach Junior Concert Band
The Sounds of Freedom

THE  LONG  BEACH  JUNIOR  CONCERT  BAND


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Click to download Our Panda Express Fundraiser Flyer PANDA EXPRESS FUNDRAISER!  We invite you to dine at the Panda Express at Ximeno & Los Coyotes on Saturday February 9th from 12 noon until 10 PM.  The band will earn 20% on all food purchases made when the coupon, downloaded here, is presented.  Simply print the coupon, take it with you and present it to the cashier when you pay for your meal.  Please make the effort to support the band and enjoy a tasty meal at the same time!  

WANTED:  Rehearsal Facility and small office in the Long Beach (or immediate surrounding areas) to support the Long Beach Junior Concert Band.

We are in urgent need of a place for the band to rehearse (about 4,000 to 5,000 sq. ft).  The City of Long Beach, which has been providing our current band hall, has informed us that we need to leave our current building by July 16, 2012.  Yes, that is only 4 weeks from now.  We are very appreciative of Price Transfer for their generous offer to provide a location for our trucks and container storage.  If you have or know of something that we could possible use, please contact us via e-mail at lbjcb@aol.com or call Carrie Daquiado (310) 698-9815.
 

Our Mission Statement

The objects of the LONG BEACH JUNIOR CONCERT BAND shall be to organize and maintain a youth musical band to provide musical education and instruction for children between the ages of thirteen (13) and twenty-one (21) years, both inclusive; to teach, train and instruct the said children in the various types, fields and branches of music so that the said children may join together for their mutual enjoyment and to display their musical ability and talent for the entertainment of the general public, and to foster an appreciation of good music and harmony among all people.

The Long Beach Jr. Concert Band is an organization that supports local youth ages 13 thru 21.  For the past 62 years, "Character Building through Music" has been the band's creed.  The organization instills the importance of hard work, integrity, work ethic, teamwork and discipline necessary to be a Championship Winning Youth Band.
 

LBJCB at Huntington Beach 2006 This year the Long Beach Junior Concert Band celebrates fifty-eight years of "Character Building Through Music".  Come on down and join us as we continue to entertain the people of Long Beach and other cities across California.  When you find how much fun you can have, you will want to join us as we celebrate our next 50 years.  We also would like to invite our alumni to let us know what has happened since you left the band, you can e-mail us here at hq@lbjcb.org.

So if you love music, like to travel, want to meet new friends, and enjoy having a good time... then all you need to do is come down and see for yourself what fun is awaiting you!!!  Don't let this exciting opportunity to be a part of Southern California's Sweepstakes Championship Youth Band pass you by... as the Long Beach Junior Concert Band prepares for another fun-filled, exciting summer schedule of events.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!!  You can learn how to play an instrument, specialty flags, auxiliary, solo majorette, featured dancers, or syncopated percussion.  The LBJCB staff will assist you with all of the required training which will enhance your musical skills and marching ability.

LBJCB at Huntington Beach 2006 The Long Beach Junior Concert Band is a non-profit youth organization open to dedicated individuals ages 12 through 21.  LBJCB is always accepting applications for wind musicians (i.e.: trumpets, trombones, sousaphones, saxophones, clarinets, flutes, piccolos, frenchhorns, etc.), drummers, specialty flags, dancers, and auxiliary marching units.  LBJCB performs throughout the year at parades (competitive and non-competitive with some televised), numerous local shows, civic and holiday events.  LBJCB also has been the featured band in the last 50 consecutive Hollywood Christmas Parades, making more appearances than any other band in the world!

Regular rehearsals are now held on Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the LBJCB's rehearsal hall.  For more information check out schedule and information pages.

 
Our Band Sticks Together

Celebrating 62 Years of Excellence

"Character Building Through Music"


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Summer Is Coming!

Help Us Celebrate Our Next 50 Years!


It's time to join in on the fun for the summer.  Come on down and play with the Long Beach Junior Concert Band as we start our summer marching season.  For more information check out schedule and information pages.


Long Beach Junior Concert Band - Marvin Marker, Director

 
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