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Welcome to the Sequim City Band

To perform, preserve and promote concert band music

New Rehearsal Hall

We are so excited to announce the construction of our new rehearsal space!

Sequim City Band is currently developing the next phase of the project which entails close engagement and coordination with the City of Sequim Parks, Arbor, and Rec Board, City Council, and City staff.

Sequim City Band is pleased to be working with Steve Zenovic of ZTC, LLC, Project Manager and Architect Roy Hellwig of Tormod Hellwig, LLC.

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Farewell to Summer 2021 & Looking Forward

The SCB offers a big thank you to its steadfast audience.  After 16 months of being unable to rehearse together and perform concerts for the public at our summer home, the James Center for the Performing Arts, the Sequim City Band was able to rehearse on the outdoor stage from mid-July until our August 22nd concert.  The lone concert of the 2021 summer was a rousing success.  Not only did the musicians relish the opportunity to play together again but also, they enjoyed being able to reconnect with the sizeable audience that came out to listen on a pleasant summer afternoon. 

View from the tuba section of Sequim City Band, with Director Tyler Benedict, during August 22nd concert. Not visible in this photo are the tuba and percussion sections. Photo credit: Photo by Jesse Major Photography

The band welcomed new members to the band and honored our nation’s service personnel as the band does every summer.  Amongst a varied program that was enjoyed by one-and-all, the band, with alto saxophone soloist Debbi Soderstrom, wished for a brighter future with “Over the Rainbow” from the movie The Wizard of Oz.

The band has been forced back into being unable to conduct weekly evening rehearsals in Swisher Hall, and is concurrently not rehearsing.  Tentative plans have been made for indoor concerts on December 19th and March 13th.  However, these concerts will only occur provided rehearsals can be held starting about 6 weeks prior to the performance.  We ask that our audience bears with us while we navigate what will likely be a stuttering return of the activities we all enjoy.  Check back on this page to see if the band has been able to reconvene.

In the meantime, if you have not already linked to YouTube from the band’s Facebook page, here are a few links that will take you to YouTube postings of music the band performed in concert during the past several years.

Festive Overture (March 1, 2020 concert; with Navy Band Northwest)

Happy Holiday/White Christmas (December 16, 2018 concert) –

The Symphonic Gershwin (August 21, 2016 concert) –

Frank Sinatra Tribute (June 12, 2016 Concert)

America the Beautiful (December 7, 2015; with Navy Band Northwest)

Music from the Wizard of Oz (May 18, 2014 concert; with Port Angeles High School Wind Ensemble)

Selections from the King and I (March 15, 2014 concert) –

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Sequim City Band is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization