2011 Consort Band

2014 Williamsburg Consort Symphonic Band

2015 Williamsburg Consort Symphonic Band Festival

September 20 - September 25

Registration for the WC 2015 Festival is Complete!

  • Our Festival Week offers many Outreach Concerts for the Williamsburg Community.
  • On Thursday, September 24, join us for the:

    1. WC German Band at Waller Mill Magnet School at 9:15 AM
    2. WC Dixieland Bands at Chambrel and Verena at the Reserve at 11:00 AM
    3. WC Chamber Winds at W&M Bookstore at Noon
    4. WC America Alive XIV Concert at Warhill HS at 7:00 PM

    Note: All of these Concerts are Free for the Public, but tickets are needed for the America Alive XIV Concert and these "free" tickets will be distributed by Union Bank on Wednesday, September 16th, at 9:00 AM at both of their branches. (Rt. 5 and Windsor Meade).

  • If you have questions, please scroll down and contact Sally.


Williamsburg Consort 2015

Scholarship Applications for High School Band Students:   Application (pdf)

Scholarship Fund Donations

President: Sally Craig (click here for email)

Williamsburg Consort
1490-5A Quarterpath Road #377
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone - 757-258-7798  

The Williamsburg Consort, the only Adult Symphonic Band Festival in VA, was chartered in 2002. Highlights of the first year were a joint concert with the Air Force Heritage of America Band and a Swing Band and Sectional Concert. Sixty participants from CA to Nova Scotia were led by Commander Allen Beck. Williamsburg Consort 2003 had 80 musicians, WC 2004 had 90 and WC 2005 had 97 led by Colonel L. Bryan Shelburne. We had Ensemble Concerts, Swing Band Dances, and Joint Concerts with the Continental Army Band, the Atlantic Fleet Band, and the Williamsburg Choral Guild. WC 2006 was led by Colonel Arnald Gabriel with 105 musicians. WC 2007 had 105 musicians led by Colonel L. Bryan Shelburne. Lt. Colonel Larry Lang conducted 105 musicians in 2008 and Adam Frey was the guest euphonium soloist. In 2009, we had 110 musicans conducted by Colonel L. Bryan Shelburneand Ken Watters and Maggie Worsdale were the soloists. In 2010, we had 115 musicians conducted by Lt. Colonel Larry Lang with guest soloists, Tom Puwalski, clarinetist and Maggie Worsdale, vocalist. For our 10th Anniversary Consort, we had 110 musicians with Anthony Maiello as guest conductor and Dale Underwood, saxophonist and Maggie Worsdale, vocalist. For our 11th year, we had 112 musicians with Scott Guidry as our conductor and Nan Raphael and Maggie Worsdale as our guest soloists. Brian Worsdale was our conductor for our 12th year with Maggie Worsdale and Harry Watters, soloists and 115 musicians. Scott Guidry returned as our conductor for our 13th year with 113 musicians, and Maggie Worsdale, Vocalist and Joseph Lovinsky, French Horn Soloist.

The Williamsburg Consort, a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit Corporation, is supported in part by Grants from the Junior Woman's Club of Williamsburg, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission, and the York County Arts Commission, also by the following Sponsors: Union First Market Banks in Williamsburg, Spring Arbor Assisted Living Facility, Royal Cup Coffee, A Chef's Kitchen, Rocco's Smokehouse Grill, Sal's by Victor Restaurant, Capitol Pancake and Waffle House, Fresh Market, Martin's, Harris Teeters, Trader Joe's, Edible Arrangements of Newport News, Suttle Motors, WMBG Radio, VA Gazette, and Warhill High School.