About US

The Alexandria Citizens Band is a community organization comprising volunteer members who bring musical entertainment to Northern Virginia, Alexandria, and the DC Metro area. The band was organized in 1912 and is one of the oldest community bands in the country. During the summer, the band is featured at the Friday evening concert series at Market Square in Old Town Alexandria.  Year round we perform at patriotic ceremonies, congregational praise and worship services, arts festivals, retirement communities, neighborhood festivals, and regional band festivals. Please check our calendar for current events.

The band has smaller ensembles such as the swing band and the clarinet choir. The swing band performs at dances, church fellowships, and school board-sponsored concerts.

If you are interested in booking the Alexandria Citizens Band for your own event or are interested in joining the band, please contact the band at maestro@alexandriacitizensband.org

The Alexandria Citizens Band
P.O. Box 16861
Alexandria, VA 22302

Swing Band rehearsals are on Friday evenings from 7-8 pm.
Concert band rehearsals are on Friday evenings from 8-10 pm.

Rehearsal location is the Del Ray United Methodist Church,
100 E. Windsor Ave.,
Alexandria, VA 22301

Check the blog at this site or our Facebook page for up to date rehearsal information such as last minute cancellations or change in location.

Bring a music stand if you have one. Music will be provided.

4 Responses to About US

  1. Carol Starkey says:

    Hello, I’m interested in joining the band. I play the tenor sax and would like to get back into performing now that I’m finished with graduate school. Are you currently accepting new members, and what do I need to do to join? Thank you!

  2. Cornelius Young says:

    Hi,

    What is your current performance schedule? I didn’t see anything with 2017 on it.

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