== Farmington Community Band ==
Celebrating 49 Years
of Great Music!


Our 49th Season

About The Band

Concert Schedule

Rehearsal Schedule

The Board and Staff

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Past Seasons

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Farmington Community Band
P.O. Box 3091
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-3091

(734) 261-2202


Board of Directors


    Michael J. Wiese
    Jim Liska
       Vice President - Communications
    Barbara Goldman
    Fern Barber

    Haroune Alameddine
    Randy Barber
    Howard Goldman
    Ed MacDowell
    Joline Markovich
    Robert Marquardt
    Todd Morell
    Jan Roller
    John Shaffer
    Marilyn Wallas


Conductor - Damien Crutcher

The conductor is the creative soul of any band. This involves going beyond picking out the music for the next concert and above the simple act of keeping time for the performers. The conductor brings the music to life, providing an interpretation that cannot be expressed on paper. [More...]

Business Manager - Ginny McDonald

Every season, the band's busy performance schedule includes a variety of public concerts, community outreach concerts, and appearances at special events. It's up to the business manager to handle requests for performances, as well as to organize the sponsorship necessary for the band to function.

Librarians - Stephanie Herm & TBA

Keeping track of the sheet music for a large group is no small task. Parts have to be distributed or filed away, missing parts have to be ordered, and it all has to be ready before the rehearsals start.

Equipment Manager - B. Gabriel Helou

Somehow, chairs, music stands, and large instruments need to be set up wherever the band is rehearsing or performing. Sometimes, the band may need to find an anvil or siren for a particular piece of music. Whether it's moving a truckload of instruments or picking up a few "percussion instruments" at the hardware store, the equipment manager manages to keep busy.

Past Directors

R. Paul Barber, Founding Director and Conductor (1966-2003)

The FCB is one of the many ways Mr. Barber sought to improve the lives of those in the Farmington and Farmington Hills community. We are honored to be the caretakers of this legacy and hope to honor Paul's memory by continuing, and expanding upon, The FCB's tradition of excellence.


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