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Last updated 9-5-14, 8:00 am


Thursdays, 7:30 pm
Newark High School
band room.

Sept. 11 - No Rehearsal
Sept. 18 - NHS
Sept. 25 - TBA

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Friday, December 12, 7:30 pm
FSSB's Annual Christmas Concert
Faith Baptist Church


Welcome to the FSSB Website

Now in our 36th year!

The annual fall music turn-in has begun. Please return everything, except The Circus Bee March, The Stars and Stripes Forever, and The Star Spangled Banner, arr. by Werle.
If you missed the 9-4 rehearsal, please see your section leader about getting your parts for the new scores which were handed out.
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Baritone/Euphonium - Bassoon - Percussion
No Auditions!

We welcome new members in all sections,
and currently have need of a few specific players to fill out our sound.
Check out the "Join the Band" page
to find out how to become part of our fun dynamic group.

MANY THANKS to Positive Promotions, Inc.,
for their wonderful video featuring the FSSB,
along with footage of the Carousel Park Spring Festival!
(Conductor, Jonathan Wittman's interview begins at minute 7:10.)

Click HERE to view.


Your support helps us as we entertain, educate, and encourage an interest in music.
The FSSB is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization and your donation is tax deductible (letters of acknowledgement provided).

Make checks payable to:
The First State Symphonic Band
and mail to:
FSSB, Treasurer
1914 Thomas Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19803

Thank you!

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Delaware Division of the Arts logo This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
Visit their website at Delaware Division of the Arts.

Positive Promotions logo Friend and Supporter of the Band, Positive Promotions, Inc. Delaware’s Television Production Company since 1992.
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The FSSB is a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization.

Banner band photo by Ted Johnson, 2014, Bellevue State Park, Wilmington, DE