2011 Consort Band

2013 Williamsburg Consort Symphonic Band

2014 Williamsburg Consort Symphonic Band Festival

September 14 - September 19

We have 114 musicians registered for our 2014 Festival

  • America Alive XIII Tickets will be distributed by Union First Market Banks (both Williamsburg Locations) on Wednesday, September 10, at 9 AM with a limit of 2 tickets per person. The America Alive XIII Concert will be at Warhill HS on September 18, at 7 PM. Ticket holders need to be seated by 6:45 or seats will be released to non-ticket holders.
  • Guest Conductor is Scott Guidry. Soloists are: Joseph Lovinsky, French horn and Maggie Worsdale, vocalist.
  • WC's Outreach Day features: German Band at Waller Mill School @ 9:15 AM, Joseph Lovinsky's Workshop at HI Patriot @ 10 AM, Dixieland Band "A" at Chambrel and Dixieland Band "B" at Verena at the Reserve @ 11 AM, Chamber Winds at W& M Bookstore (Barnes and Noble) at 12 Noon.
  • If you have questions, please scroll down and contact Sally.


Williamsburg Consort 2014

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

President: Sally Craig (click here for email)

Williamsburg Consort
1490-5A Quarterpath Road Suite 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.

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, Holy Mackerel Seafood Grill, Sal's by Victor Restaurant, Capitol Pancake and Waffle House, Fresh Market, Farm Fresh, Martin's, Harris Teeters, Trader Joe's, Edible Arrangements of Newport News, Suttle Motors, WMBG Radio, VA Gazette, and Warhill High School.