The Augusta Curtis Cultural Center sadly notes the passing
of the ACCB Co-Director Earl Cote on July 9, 2017. The ACCC Concert Band dedicated a piece to him at its Summer Music Program Concert on July 21, 2017.
Earl was the band director at Lincoln Middle School, director of the Meriden
Honors Band, and Co-directed the Augusta Curtis Concert Band. He was a Meriden
native and has left a lasting legacy to students, family and friends.
Hubbard Park, Meriden, CT - June 24, 2012
Augusta Curtis Concert Band is a community concert band directed by Jeff Caillouette.
We, the Augusta Curtis Concert Band, founded in 2006, sponsored by the Augusta Curtis Cultural Center, exist to represent the face of the musical performing arts in Central Connecticut. Our Mission is to provide motivated musicians of all ages an opportunity to participate in a proficient organization that promotes the development, enrichment, and value of music and provides quality entertainment in Meriden and the surrounding areas.
1. To foster musical Education and mentorship
2. To Entertain the local communities in Central Connecticut
3. To create a challenging and motivated musical Environment
4. To promote musical growth and Experience.
Join the band!
The only musical requirement to gain entry into this grassroots community band is that musicians are expected to perform level three music. Musicians who played in high school or college and have not had the opportunity to play again for many years are especially encouraged to join.