Laguna Concert Band
  1. When did the Laguna Community Concert Band (LCCB) form?

    The Laguna Community Concert Band (LCCB) formed in 1998. See the About section for more information!

  2. Is the LCCB a college class? Is there a class fee?

    YES, LCCB is a registered College Class offered through Irvine Valley College. The fee is $30 per semester for the Concert Band, and $30 per semester for the Small Ensemble class (members may participate in multiple small ensembles for the single fee of $30 per semester). Please note that The LCCB Board has developed a special scholarship fund to assist members who will find this fee to be an undue hardship.

  3. Where and when does the band practice?

    The LCCB practices at the Laguna Beach High School band room every Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Subsets of the band including: The Bolling League (small jazz ensemble), Brass Ensemble, "Third Street Strutters" (Dixieland band), Laguna Flutes and the popular SwingSet and Swing Set Too meet after the Concert Band’s rehearsal from 8:15 – 9:15 Tuesday. Additional rehearsals and sectionals are often scheduled at members homes at the members convenience.

  4. Where and when does the band perform?

    The LCCB and Small Ensembles perform throughout Laguna Beach and surrounding communities including Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, Yorba Linda and Laguna Woods. The LCCB and Smaller Ensembles combine for over 20 concerts per year highlighted by the following major performances:

    Annual Spring Concert – see Schedule for information
    Summer Festival Concert Series – see Schedule for information
    Annual Christmas Concert– see Schedule for information

  5. I play an instrument and would like to join; who do I contact?

    The band is always looking for good musicians. For detailed information, please call: Ed Peterson, Conductor (949) 395-3043 or: Matt Wood, Band President (949) 813-7202 or email Matt at: trumpetmattwood@gmail.com.

  6. What kind of music does the band play?

    The Concert Band plays a wide variety of music from marches and classics to holiday music, Swing, Jazz, Big Band and Dixieland. Subsets of the band have formed including: The Bolling League (small jazz ensemble), Brass Ensemble, "Third Street Strutters" (Dixieland band), Laguna Flutes and the popular SwingSet and SwingSet Too.