The MCMB is preparing for its sesquicentennial season in 2018. If you have memorabilia or stories to share about the band, please contact conductor Jeff Doebler or sesquicentennial committee chair Kathleen Lang.

Jeffrey Scott Doebler is the conductor for the MCMB, and Quincy Ford is the assistant conductor. Dr. Doebler serves as director of music education and bands at Valparaiso University. He is a past president of the Indiana Bandmasters Association and the Indiana Music Education Association. He is founder and conductor of Windiana: Professional Concert Band of Northwest Indiana. Mr. Ford, principal saxophone in the MCMB, is retired director of bands from Michigan City High School.

The 2018 concert series will consist of ten free Thursday concerts, beginning June 7, and ending August 9. All concerts begin at 7:30p and last about an hour. The band plays a wide variety of music, with concerts designed to entertain audience members of all ages.

All concerts take place in the Guy F. Foreman Bicentennial Amphitheater in Washington Park.

In The Media

Tuesday, June 5th at 8:15am Conductor Jeffrey Scott Doebler will be a guest on the WEFM Community Forum.  Be sure to tune in to 95.9 Tuesday morning.

Friday, June 8th, Assistant Conductor Quincy Ford, will be interviewed on the Michigan City Public Access Television.  Stay tuned for details on when the show will be broadcast.

Make sure to pick up a copy of the the June 7, 2018 issue of the Beacher and read the feature article on the MCMB and our 150th year celebration.


Please share your memorabilia or stories about the band...