Join the band for the Memorial Day Program hosted by the Peoria Memorial Day Committee on Monday, May 27, 2024 at the Gateway Building on the Peoria, IL riverfront. The band will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the ceremony following at 11:00 a.m.

The Peoria Municipal Band, under the direction of Dr. David Vroman, will begin their 87th season of summer concerts on Sunday, June 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Glen Oak Park Amphitheater in Peoria, Illinois and follow up in the Peoria Warehouse District on Wednesday, June 5th.  The 2024 summer concert series will consist of 24 performances by a band of 50 musicians.  All concerts are free of charge and parking is adjacent to the performing venues. 

Two special Friday evening performances will be given this season.  The first is at St. Philomena’s Church and School on Friday June 21st at 7:00 p.m.  Then on Friday July 26th the band will perform at United Presbyterian Church, also at 7:00 p.m.

Seeking Instrumentalists and Vocalists for 2024 Season

The Peoria Municipal Band is seeking new instrumentalists and vocalists to perform during their 2024 summer season.  Interested individuals should contact the conductor, Dr. David Vroman, for an application to audition by email at:

Instrumentalists for the 2024 summer season are being sought as full and part time members.  Musicians must have graduated from high school and possess strong sight-reading skills.  The audition consists principally of scales and sight-reading.

Vocalists should be high school graduates and have experience in solo singing. Vocalists may perform literature from the classical repertoire as well as that of the opera and musical theater.  Auditions consist of two solo songs and the National Anthem by memory.

The Peoria Municipal Band is one of the leading community performing ensembles and performs for thousands of people each summer at their concerts in the Warehouse District and in the Glen Oak Amphitheater.

Wednesdays and Sundays!

Concerts continue this week with a Sunday evening, July 16, performance in Glen Oak Park. Christianna Kolosvary is singing and Jeremy Clark pays tribute to the great Spike Jones! Come on out and bring friends. Parking is convenient and free – bring a blanket, lawn chairs or sit in the bench seating.

June 28th Concert is Canceled – next concert is MONDAY, July 3rd at Glen Oak Park

The Peoria Park District has cancelled all their activities today including support for our concert this evening. The rain and light breeze we had this afternoon did not seem to improve the air quality to a level where “wind” players could play safely as well. Our next concert is MONDAY in the Glen Oak Park Amphitheater at 8:00 p.m. followed by the Peoria Park District Fireworks. Thanks for your support and for your understanding!

Upcoming Concert Schedule and Canadian Wildfire Smoke

This evening, June 28th, we are hoping the smoke might dissipate in time for our 7:00 pm performance on Water Street in Peoria. Like all weather related events a decision won’t be made until concert time. Also, mark your calendars as our Monday July 3rd performance changes our regular concert schedule. Here is a breakdown:

Wednesday June 28th @ 7:00 p.m. Water Street

Monday, July 3rd @ 8:00 p.m. Glen Oak Park Amphitheater – Fireworks!

Friday, July 7th @ 7:00 p.m. Water Street

Sunday, July 9th @ 7:00 p.m. Glen Oak Park Amphitheater