North York Concert Band
North York Concert Band
Over 40 Years of Music...
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Our Musicians
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Music Director
Music Director
Maestro John E. Liddle
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The North York Concert Band is home to a group of musicians, under the leadership of our Conductor & Music Director: John E. Liddle.
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Latest News

Catch up on the latest NYCB news and announcements.

A Spring Bouquet: 2019 Gala Concert Announced

From the Hits of Queen to an old fashioned Hoedown – the NYCB will be ushering in Spring with a […]

Premiering ‘One over Par’ by William Wilcox

Over the years, the NYCB has commissioned and played a series of new compositions by esteemed Canadian artists. This year, […]

NYCB Plays Tall Cotton: Trombone Feature

What do you get when you mix a Trombone, a Toilet Plunger, and a Professor? An NYCB feature melody of […]

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2018 - 2019 Season

Join us for an upcoming concert:

NYCB Annual Gala Concert

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC | 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2J2
Saturday, May 11, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
$15 for Adults | $5 for Children

Villa Colombo

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m. | Residents and Guests Only

Mel Lastman Square

Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m. | Free

Mel Lastman Square

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m. | Free

Harold and Grace Baker Centre

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. | Free

Sunnybrook Hospital (K Wing)

Thursday, July 4, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. | Free

Mel Lastman Square

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m. | Free

Sunnybrook Hospital (K Wing)

Thursday, November 29, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. | Free

West Park Long Term Care

Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. | Free

Bridlewood Mall, Food Court

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m. | Free

Harold and Grace Baker Centre

Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m. | Free

Villa Colombo

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. | Residents and Guests Only

Holland Bloorview Children’s Rehabilitation Centre

Thursday, December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. | Patients & Staff Only

Concerts & Performances

From a casual open air concert in Mel Lastman Square, to a Gala Performance in Downtown Toronto - the North York Concert Band performs up to 20 concerts a year. Some of our most popular concerts are below:
Gala Performance

Gala Performance

Miles Nadal JCC
Saturday, May 11, 2019; 7:30 PM
Community Concerts

Community Concerts

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
July 4, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
Open Air Concerts

Open Air Concerts

Mel Lastman Square
May 30, 2019 @ 7:30 PM & More!

Our Patrons & Supporters

Thank you to our many gracious sponsors! Your generosity will allow the NYCB to keep making music for years to come.

 

Thank you to our friends in the community: Bicknell Mediation |  Bold Financial | Des Fan Massage | Hillcrest Dentistry | NYCB Flute and Oboe Sections | NYCB French Horn Section | NYCB Trumpet Section | Steve and Rodell Stein | Kimberley Peterson. Please see the Sponsors page for a full list of our gracious donors.

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Gallery

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Musicians

A word from our players:
"Playing in a group as dynamic as the NYCB teaches you many great skills and lessons. For example, sometime during my 30 years playing French Horn in the band, I've learned that there are no such things as mistakes - just spontaneous creative decisions."
Des

Des

French Horn

"Plato said that music gives a soul to the universe, and wings to the mind. Thanks to the North York Concert Band for providing weekly music, friendship and fun."
Krista

Krista

Flute

"My father, grandfather, and great-grandfather all played in Ontario community bands. I'm proud to carry on the family tradition, and to bring live music into the community."
Jeanette

Jeanette

Trombone