Des Plaines Park District

Community Concert Band

Des Plaines Park District Community Concert Band

Under the direction of Dr. Al Legutki

Dr. Al Legutki, Band Director
Ages 16+
A Des Plaines tradition for over 35 years, the Community Concert Band has a wide repertoire that ranges from the classics to great Sousa marches, to contemporary concert band standards, to the latest pop favorites and movie scores. The band is actively seeking members for most sections.
For more information about joining the band, rehearsals and performances, please email Al Legutki at
Rehearsals held at Algonquin Middle School
Thursdays, 7:30–9:30p
DPCCB Member Dues
Registration is required, either for the full season (September-August) or per session- Winter (Jan-Mar), Spring (April-May), Summer (June-Aug), Fall (Sept-Oct), Holiday (Nov-Dec). Each session includes one concert performance.
Resident: $20/Session or $80/Full Season
Non-Resident: $25/Session or $100/Full Season

Des Plaines Park District
Sunday Concert Series
In the beautiful Prairie Lakes Theater
Under the direction of Dr. Al Legutki
October 22, 2023
December 17, 2023
March 17, 2024
May 19, 2024
August TBA (summer performance outside at Lake Park Memorial Pavilion)
Concerts begin at 3:00p
Tickets are available at the door.

Adults $10 • Seniors and Students $8

Al Legutki currently serves as Professor of Music Education and Chair of Visual, Performing, and Media Arts at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL. Previously, he taught music education courses at the University of Illinois, and taught middle and high school band in Sullivan School District 300. Al has also enjoyed roles as church choir director and community band director, and has performed in the trumpet section of several community bands, including those in Wheaton, Normal, Champaign, St. Joseph, Danville, Evanston, and Des Plaines. He is a graduate of Illinois State University (B.M.E. and M.M.E.) and the University of Illinois (Ph.D.). His wife, Melissa, is also a trumpet player and music educator, who teaches at Algonquin Middle School in Des Plaines.

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Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

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