2016-2017 Season : All Events

Past Events

CJB: Joint Concert with the Moonlight Jazz Orchestra

CJB: Joint Concert with the Moonlight Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 2:00 p.m.

Harris Pavilion

The CJB joins the Moonlight Jazz Orchestra for an exciting joint concert. Bring the whole family and to this free outdoor concert!

Visit The CJB website at www.thejazzband.com for more information.

 

CJB: Jazz at the Lakefront

CJB: Jazz at the Lakefront

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 3:00 p.m.

Columbia Lakefront Stage

The whole family will love this free outdoor concert! Bring chairs and sit back for an afternoon of great music.

Visit The CJB website at www.thejazzband.com for more information.

 

Open Rehearsal:  Beethoven and Saint-Saëns

Open Rehearsal: Beethoven and Saint-Saëns

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

The Gathering Place

Enjoy wine and cheese in a relaxed setting while watching Maestro Love’s interpretation unfold with our talented musicians. This is a real working rehearsal, mistakes and all! You can mingle with orchestra musicians at their break at about 8:30. The entire rehearsal lasts 7:30-10:00, but you can come and go as you like.

 

Joel Fuller

Beethoven and Saint-Saëns

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto
Camille Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3, "Organ Symphony"
Adam Schoenberg - Up

 

Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Chamber Concert One: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00 p.m.

Wilde Lake Interfaith Center

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 7, "Archduke"
Scott Pender - Veil of Ignorance
Robert Schumann - Violin Sonata

 

CJB at Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church

CJB at Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 7:00 p.m.

Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church

Enjoy a free jazz concert in the lovely sanctuary of Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church. A free-will offering will be accepted, and The CJB's "Live in Europe" CD will be available.

Handicap access is available via the parking lot and elevator on Amherst Ave.

Visit The CJB website at www.thejazzband.com for more information.

 

Open Rehearsal:  Tchaikovsky's Fourth

Open Rehearsal: Tchaikovsky's Fourth

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

The Gathering Place

Enjoy wine and cheese in a relaxed setting while watching Maestro Love’s interpretation unfold with our talented musicians. This is a real working rehearsal, mistakes and all! You can mingle with orchestra musicians at their break at about 8:30. The entire rehearsal lasts 7:30-10:00, but you can come and go as you like.

 

Chaplin's The Circus at AFI

Chaplin's The Circus at AFI

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 3:00 p.m.

American Film Institute

Charlie Chaplin - The Circus

 

Rachel Young

Tchaikovsky's Fourth

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Osvaldo Golijov - Azul
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Oboes

 

CJB: Music at the Museum

CJB: Music at the Museum

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.

Howard County Historical Society

Enjoy a fantastic evening of jazz in a great space! This concert takes place at the Museum of Howard County History (8328 Court Avenue) in Historic Ellicott City, next to the Circuit Courthouse. Parking is available in the courthouse parking lot.

Tickets are available from the Howard County Historical Society website. Tickets are $12 per person in advance and may be purchased at the door if available. Tickets for members of HCHS are free but must be reserved ahead of time. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Howard County Historical Society. Doors open at 5:30pm.

Visitors may bring their own drinks. Stop by the Wine Bin (8390 Main St, Ellicott City) and mention that you are going to the concert to receive a 10% discount.

You can also visit The CJB website at www.thejazzband.com for more information.

 

Open Rehearsal: Dvořák and Ravel

Open Rehearsal: Dvořák and Ravel

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:30 p.m.

The Gathering Place

Enjoy wine and cheese in a relaxed setting while watching Maestro Love’s interpretation unfold with our talented musicians. This is a real working rehearsal, mistakes and all! You can mingle with orchestra musicians at their break at about 8:30. The entire rehearsal lasts 7:30-10:00, but you can come and go as you like.

 

Chamber Concert Two

Chamber Concert Two

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 3:00 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

A sampler of masterpieces from the string literature by Mozart, Dvořák, Shostakovich, and Schubert.

 

Rachel Franklin

Dvořák and Ravel

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 8
James Lee III - Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan
Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto in G

 

CJB at Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

CJB at Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.

Atrium Stage in Hilton Hotel Washington DC/Rockville

The Columbia Jazz Band will be performing at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 5 pm – 6 pm on the Atrium Stage in the Hilton Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. The concert is free and open to the public. The festival runs from February 16-19, 2017 with great artists and bands throughout the afternoons and evenings. Come lift the winter “blues” with some contemporary jazz, standards, swing, latin, and gospel rock. For more information go to www.midatlanticjazzfestival.org.

 

Young People's Concert: Peter and the Wolf Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director Greg Jukes

Young People's Concert: Peter and the Wolf

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Narrator Greg Jukes and the dancers from Dance Connections join us for Prokofiev's immortal Peter and the Wolf along with music from Harry Potter and Stravinsky's Firebird. Children of all ages will enjoy this fun-filled introduction to the orchestra. Choose either the 10:30 or 1:00 concert and try your hand at playing instruments between the two performances at our free Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsored by

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Greg Jukes

Gordon Center Young People's Concert

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 3:00 p.m.

The Gordon Center for Performing Arts

The Columbia Orchestra, dancers from Towson University, and narrator Greg Jukes present the classic Russian fairytale The Firebird at the Gordon Center. Don't miss this magical production which will also include music from Star Wars and more! For tickets or more information, call 410-559-3510 or visit www.jcc.org/gordon-center.

 

Brandon Du Caleb Park Robert Cantrell Kyle Engler

Bluebeard's Castle

An incredible dramatic event! Robert Cantrell and Kyle Engler join the orchestra for a concert version of Bartok's 50-minute opera. Unlock the mysteries of Bluebeard's past in a ravishing score colored by the folk music of Bartok's native Hungary. Plus, the winners of our Young Artist Competition will dazzle you with their performances.

This concert is sponsored by John Steinberg and is part of Columbia's 50th Anniversary Celebration.

 

Symphonic Pops Sean Li Asha Kline Frédéric Rey Julie Hiscox Karen Steelman

Symphonic Pops

This family-friendly concert brings together blockbuster hits including Dr. Zhivago, Ben Hur, Rocky, The Force Awakens, and more. Vocalist Karen Steelman joins the Orchestra for unforgettable hits by Patsy Cline and husband & wife duo Frédéric Rey and Julie Hiscox perform beloved songs from West Side Story. Plus, two of the winners of our Young Artist Competition will amaze you with their talents. Limited seats remain. Get your tickets before they're gone!

This concert is part of Columbia's 50th Birthday Celebration.

 

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CJB: Spring Concert

CJB: Spring Concert

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.

St. Pauls Lutheran Church

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of jazz in an outdoor concert under a covered pavilion. This concert is free and open to the public; a free-will offering will be accepted.

Visit The CJB website at www.thejazzband.com for more information.

 

Chamber Concert Three

Chamber Concert Three

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 3:00 p.m.

St. Francis of Assisi Parish

The jazzy lyricism of Milhaud's masterful Creation of the World meeets the brooding Romanticism of Brahms' C Minor Piano Quartet and the classical humor of Mozart's Musical Joke in an eclectic program not to be missed! Tickets for adults ages 18 and up are $5 each and will be sold only at the door.

 

CJB at Lurman Woodland Theater

CJB at Lurman Woodland Theater

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

Lurman Woodland Theater

Columbia Jazz Band will perform at Lurman Woodland Theater on Bloomsbury Ave, in Catonsville. Concert is from 6 pm - 8 pm. Enjoy some wonderful jazz music in an inviting naturally wooded outdoor amphitheater. Free to the public. Bring chairs/blanket and a picnic or enjoy the offerings from the snack bar.

 

CJB at Columbia Festival of the Arts

CJB at Columbia Festival of the Arts

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.

Columbia Lakefront Stage

Columbia Jazz Band will be performing as part of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. Jazz on the Lakefront stage from 1:00 to 2:15 pm. Lawn seating, bring chairs or a blanket and enjoy a summer afternoon listening to music at the festival.

 

Summer Concert: Columbia's 50th Birthday

Summer Concert: Columbia's 50th Birthday

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Join the Orchestra on June 21, 2017 to celebrate Columbia's 50th Birthday at Columbia's newest outdoor venue, the Chrysalis on the grounds of Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods. The whole family will love our Salute to John Williams, highlights from My Fair Lady, classic hits by the Beach Boys, and the ultimate outdoor classic: the 1812 Overture! Come sing "Happy Birthday" to a great city with a great orchestra. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and picnic dinner but no glass containers or adult beverages. Concessions including adult beverages will be available for purchase at Merriweather. Follow the Event Parking signs to park at Merriweather Lots 1, 3, and 5. For more details about parking, click here. To reserve handicapped seating and parking, please call the office at 410-465-8777.

 

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Events and performers are subject to change.