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Last updated 10-16-14, 10:30 pm


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

October 23, 30 - NHS
November 6, 13, 20 - NHS

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Open to the public unless otherwise noted

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

Friday, December 19
7:00 pm
Downs Cultural Center at Ingleside Homes


Welcome to the FSSB Website

Now in our 37th year!

Audio links to the Christmas music are on the Members Only page.
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Interested in booking the band?
Use the Contact Us link at the bottom of this page and our Concert Scheduler will be happy to answer any questions.


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!

Contact Us

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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