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Concert Band & Ensemble

Spring 2016 Concerts

Tuesday, March 1st at 8:00 p.m. in the Workforce Development Building ballroom WD-435, Columbus State Concert Band, directed by Thomas Lloyd, and Columbus State Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Rick Brunetto, will perform a joint concert.

Tuesday, April 26th at 7:30 p.m. at Broad Street Presbyterian Church, 760 E. Broad Street, Columbus State Concert Band will be joined by soloist James Hildreth in music for band and pipe organ.
Columbus State Band concerts are free.

For more information contact Thomas Lloyd or (614) 287-3993

Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble March 1, 2016

A Sousa Salute April 14, 2015

Columbus State performs Music by Women Composers

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Columbus State Concert Band at Southern Theatre June 1, 2010
Columbus State Concert Band at Southern Theatre June 1, 2010  

Band Celebrates tenth Anniversary

Columbus State Concert band gave its first concert in November of 1998.

Band performing
Columbus State Concert Band November 25, 2008            Photo Credit: Harry Kitchen


Original band membersOriginal members still performing with the band: Phil Prentice (tuba) Robert Voss (trombone) Ann Eblin (clarinet/saxophone); Thomas Lloyd (band director since 1999) and David Mruzek (first director of the band.)             Photo credit: Harry Kitchen

Columbus State Concert Band & Small Group Ensembles

Under the direction of Thomas Lloyd, the Columbus State Concert Band and Ensembles include players from a variety of experience including students, faculty, and community members. Opportunities are available for credit and non-credit participation. Concert Band rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm during Fall and Spring semesters. Ensemble rehearsals are one afternoon or evening per week throughout the year.

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Columbus State Concert Band featured Gary Tirey, tuba soloist,
on the March 2003 band concert.


outdoor concert
Members of the Columbus State Concert Band performed for the dedication of the Madison County Veterans Memorial in June 2002. Band director Thomas Lloyd is seen leading the singing of the National Anthem.