We welcome Edinburgh Concert Band to Greyfriars Kirk for an evening concert.
Edinburgh Concert Band (ECB) was founded in 1988 with the aim of providing an opportunity for community musicians, school leavers and the student population to come together to make music. While the band consistently performs to a high level, the ethos is focused on being inclusive and welcoming. Today ECB is a true community band, with over 60 members aged 18 upwards and from all walks of life, performing and enjoying a wide range of music across the concert band repertoire.
The band undertakes a number of varied engagements each season, with a strong commitment to community and charity events. Recent highlights for the band include the introduction of an annual Children’s Concert, and the commission of an original work composed for the band by the renowned Jazz Composer and Educator, Richard Michael (2013). The band performs two major concerts each year in December and June and takes part in National Festivals, such as the National Concert Band Festival and the Scottish Concert Band Festival, when possible.