Salem Band 2019


celebrates 250 years in 2021!

Join the celebration.

Salem Band, established in 1771, is the oldest,
continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation.



Salem Band 2019

2022 Summer Concert Series — Celebrate with Salem Band — FREE

Tuesday, August 09, 7:30 pm, Salem Square, Old Salem
Salem Band Alumni Concert
(August 12 rain date)

2022 Fall Concert

SEPTEMBER 25, Sunday, 3:00 pm, Hanes Auditorium, Salem College
What’s Opera, Doc?

2022 Holiday Concerts

DECEMBER 15, 2022, Thursday, 7:30 pm, New Philadelphia Moravian Church – donations accepted for Sunnyside Ministry

DECEMBER 20, 2022, Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Clemmons First Baptist Church

2023 Winter Concert

FEBRUARY 19, 2023, Sunday, 3:00 pm, Hanes Auditorium

Past Summer Concerts and Concert Notes

Tuesday, May 24, 7:30 pm, Salem Square, Old Salem,
(May 27 rain-date)

Theodore Roosevelt’s American Conservationist History LISTEN NOW
Ray Charles songs LISTEN NOW

CANCELLED WITH NO RAIN DATE—Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 pm, Salem Square, Old Salem
Best of Salem Band
Including polkas, Star Wars, Carole King, and movie music

Monday, July 4th , 7:30 pm, Salem Square, Old Salem
Annual Stars & Stripes Concert
Including new band arrangement of the original Star Spangled Banner
(July 5 rain date)

Tuesday, July 19, 7:30 pm, Salem Square, Old Salem
Featuring World Premier of Commissioned Composition by Joel Everett; Bass Trombone soloist Erik Salzwedel; Pre-concert music with 250 trombones (July 22 rain date)


“The Bass Trombone’s Time to Shine:”  (Performance Today - July 5, 2022, begin at 1:26) LISTEN NOW

“Forget Hugh Jackman - Broadway’s current star is the trombonist in the orchestra pit.” LISTEN NOW

View the original German text and music from 1680 to “Lobe den Herren/Praise to the Lord:” VIEW NOW

Salem Band Is Looking for Musicians

If you play clarinet or percussion, please contact Music Director/Conductor Eileen Young. or (336) 413-2180

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Salem Band 250th Anniversary Sponsors

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