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2023 Richmond Elementary Honour Band Auditions

January 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 – 2023
3:15 – 5:00pm – Band Room (Portable ) Whiteside Elementary School, 9282 Williams Rd.

Welcome to RYCB

The Richmond Youth Concert Band (known as the RYCB) is located in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1978, it is an auditioned ensemble of secondary school students from Richmond. Our mission is to provide quality band music education and performance opportunities for our members.


Fall Retreat

October 19 & 20, 2019 at Palmer Secondary

Winter Concert

December 9, 2019 (evening) at Palmer Secondary

Winter Workshop

January 25, 2020 (all day) at Palmer Secondary

Spring Concert

February 29, 2020 (afternoon) at Gilmore Park United Church

Music for Moms

May 11, 2020 (evening) at Gateway Theatre


Registration for 2022 Richmond Youth Concert Band is open now.

2019 RYCB Spring Concert

RYCB performs Star Wars at Gilmore Park United Church, Mar. 2019.

“I closed my eyes and let the music flow through me, cleansing my soul of all fear and sin and reminding me that I am always better than I think and stronger than I believe.”

― Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept


Check our great memories

Every year, RYCB hosts a retreat, workshop, and concerts. Come and enjoy the great memories with us.

Campbell McLeaod Conductor of RYCB

Campbell is a native of Richmond and an alumnist of the RYCB. During his time at R.C. Palmer Secondary (’97-’02), Campbell was a member of the RYCB where he played Tuba in the Concert Band and Baritone Sax and Bass Trombone in the Jazz Band…




Place: Palmer Secondary School

Practice Hours: 7 – 9 pm every Monday

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