Welcome to the home of the East York Concert Band!

For more than 70 years, the East York Concert Band has brought the joy of music to audiences across the Greater Toronto Area. Conducted by Carol Anne Lynch, our band is a non-profit, community organization with talented members ranging in age from their early 20s to their late 80s. We perform throughout the year at a wide array of local venues including hospitals, legions, seniors’ homes and churches, in addition to private functions and our annual holiday and spring concerts.

Conductor Search
The East York Concert Band (EYCB) is currently looking for a Principal Conductor of our well-established community band of approximately 40 players!

The successful candidate will be familiar with classic band repertoire, able to lead musicians playing in different styles at varying levels of musical ability. The candidate will also have experience with the operational requirements of a typical community music ensemble; most importantly they must be able to provide a professional, motivating, and nurturing environment for the band members to achieve their best level of music performance.  

If this interests you review the job posting below and submit a CV no later than March 31st, 2023 to president@eastyorkconcertband.ca

Here is a more detailed PDF version of the posting to view or download.

The Band’s Instrumentation

Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium/Baritone Horn, Tuba and Percussion.

Senior high school level experience or the equivalent, on your instrument of choice is recommended. Other than percussionists, members must supply their own instruments. Band members pay nominal dues on an annual basis to support the band’s ongoing operations.

Current Openings

The East York Concert Band is looking for talented amateur musicians to join our ranks. We’re looking for musicians who play bassoon, trumpet, French horn, euphonium/baritone horn, tuba and percussion

The Music We Play

  • Classical
  • Show Music
  • Popular Music
  • Contemporary

Weekly rehearsals are held from September to June on Monday evenings, 8 to 10 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion‘s Brigadier O.M. Martin Legion Hall (Branch 345), located at 81 Peard Rd. in Scarborough.

Apart from the above, we have openings for all instruments from time to time. If you would like to join us, please email info@eastyorkconcertband.ca and a band representative will follow up with you. If we can’t accommodate you because the section is currently full, we will keep your request on file and notify you if a position becomes available.