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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 under the musical direction of 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.

The band has 35 or more members ranging from school age to retirees.  Musicians with three 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 17th.

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

EWCB Board of Directors and contact information
QCB Request link   for information or performance inquiries
1927 photo   for an historical picture of the band.
bandstand truck  read about our 1930 Ford AA truck
Woodstock Villager   read the August ' 06 article about the band.
Valentine Outing Concert CD   enjoy web samples from our ' 02 CD
"On the Mall"   hear as performed by the East Woodstock Cornet Band
Woodstock Fair Concert   listen to recordings from the 2013 Woodstock Fair

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 2024 EWCB Band Schedule --- 132nd Season




     Sterling/Oneco CT Memorial Day


May 19

10:00 am

     Eastford CT Memorial Day


May 27

9:30 am

     Woodstock CT Memorial Day


May 27

11:30 am

     East Woodstock CT Jamboree


July 4

1:00 pm





     Truck Show, Brooklyn Fairgrounds (cancelled) Sun June 23  - -
     East Woodstock Jamboree Thur July 4 11:15 - 12:15
     Eastford Cong. Church, Crystal Pond Park Sat

July 13

6:30 - 7:45

     Church of the Good Shepherd            (Sunday rain date) Sat Aug 3 5:30 - 7:00
     Concert on the Green, Oxford MA Sun Aug 18 4:00 - 6:00
     American Legion, South Woodstock CT Thurs Aug 22 6:30 - 8:00
     Woodstock Fair - Main Stage Sun

Sept 1

Noon - 1:30

* 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  07/10/24
2002 Valentine Outing CD audio samples
2013 Woodstock Fair Concert recordings