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The Albuquerque Concert Band is an all-volunteer organization presenting programs of fine music for concert band in the Albuquerque area throughout the year.

Albuquerque

Mario Thompson Wins the 2015 Bruce Kroken Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that Mario Thompson has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Bruce Kroken Memorial Scholarship.

Mario is a senior at Volcano Vista High School and has been playing the clarinet for nearly eight years. He has been a member of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony since sixth grade, and has participated in both the LBJ Middle School Band and the Volcano Vista Band. Mario also plays for the New Mexico All-State and Honor Bands each year. He plans to continue his musical career through ensemble work at the college level while pursuing engineering and business degrees. Mario hopes to combine his love for the arts with technical training to develop and create spectacular entertainment experiences for others. Mario will be the soloist at our April concert.

Chamber Ensemble Concert on Sunday, May 3

While the Albuquerque Concert Band begins preparing music for the summer, we will be hosting a special concert on Sunday, May 3 that will feature chamber music from a variety of small ensembles. The concert will be held at Eldorado High School's George Nason Paerforming Arts Center, and will start at 3:00pm. You can expect to hear some wonderful chamber music played by groups that include ACB members as well as performers from outside our group.

2014/2015 Fall/Winter Concert Series

The Albuquerque Concert Band typically performs its Fall/Winter concert series in the George Nason Performing Arts Center at Eldorado High School. Performances are usually held on the first Sunday of each month at 3:00pm, October through April with the following exceptions: the December concert will be held at the Kimo Theatre, there is no concert for January, and the February concert will start at 2:00pm.

Eldorado High School is located at 11300 Montgomery Blvd NE - Just east of Juan Tabo, on Montgomery Blvd NW. Entrance is on Juan Tabo, just south of Montgomery.

Upcoming Concerts

George Nason Performing Arts Center Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3:00pm
Eldorado High School, George Nason Performing Arts Center
This concert will feature our 2015 Bruce Kroken Scholarship winner as a soloist.

 
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3:00pm
Eldorado High School, George Nason Performing Arts Center
This concert will feature a variety of small ensembles from the Albuquerque area, performing chamber music.

 

All of our concerts are free of charge to the public. Our band is supported by the City of Albuquerque and private donations.