2021 - The East Woodstock Cornet Band

The East Woodstock Cornet Band was founded by a joint Resolution of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1893 and has performed throughout northeastern Connecticut since that time. Performances are sponsored by local organizations and are free and open to the public. Each year the band has marched in the traditional Memorial Day and 4th of July parades, played outdoor concerts in Woodstock and surrounding towns, and provided music on stage for the Woodstock Fair on Labor Day weekend.

The East Woodstock Cornet Band is been under the direction Vincent LaMonica from Ashford CT. Vincent is a graduate of Northwestern University and an active musician, performing on the Bassoon and Contra Bassoon. Vincent is on the faculty at Hartt School of Music in Hartford, and owns the Quiet Corner Music Studio in Ashford. Click here to meet Vincent up close and personal.

Vincent is introducing two special programs for the East Woodstock Band this year. Click on the links below to find out more about them.

bulletthe EWCB 2020 Music Composition Competition
bulletthe EWCB 2020 Music Soloist Competition

The band has 35 or more members ranging from school age to retirees.  Musicians with two or more years of band performance experience are welcome to join. The band has scheduled rehearsals from 6:30 to 8:30 on on Sunday evenings at the East Woodstock Congregational Church, with this years first rehearsal on Sunday, March 10th.

For more information about the band click on the links below:

Use our QCB Request link for information or performance inquiries.
Look at the 1927 photo for an historical view of the band.
Read about our 1930 Ford AA bandstand truck.
Read the August ' 06 Woodstock Villager article about the band.
Purchase our ' 02 Valentine Outing Concert CD  (click for web samples)
Hear "On the Mall" as performed by the East Woodstock Cornet Band
Listen to 2013 Woodstock Fair Concert recordings

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 2021 EWCB Band Schedule --- 129th Season




 ( most live performances are cancelled in this era of Covid-19 protocols ) 





Congregational Church, Eastford, Ct. Saturday

July 17

6:30 - 8 pm

American Legion, South Woodstock, Ct Thursday Aug 19 6:30 - 8 pm
Woodstock Fair - South Stage Monday

Sept 6

1:00 - 2:30 pm

* Please use our QCB Request link to contact a group representative for price and scheduling information. See our alternate site at ewcb1893.weebly.com
back to Quiet Corner Bands 1992 Centennial Concert  audio samples  Last page update  10/04/21
2002 Valentine Outing CD audio samples
2013 Woodstock Fair Concert recordings