The Allentown Band, Inc.

Annual Side-by-Side Concert

(Last Updated: April 5, 2023)

Each spring since 2005, The Allentown Band has presented an ambitious program with participation by advanced high school student musicians from high schools throughout the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area.

It is an honor for the Allentown Band to have these gifted high school musicians join Side-by-Side in concert at Allentown's historic and beautiful Miller Symphony Hall.

The Allentown Band's 2023 Side by Side Concert will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday May 7th at Miller Symphony Hall. We are pleased to announce that Omir Barak, Principal Trumpet with the Allentown Symphony, will be our featured soloist. The program will be conducted by Ronald Demkee and Guest Conductor Major Ryan Nowlin, Assistant Conductor with the U.S. Marine Band, "The President's Own." Admission is free but tickets are rquired. Contact Miller Symphony Hall Box Office 610.432.6716, or order online at

Check back here for concert program and guest bios!

Guest Conductor
Maj. Ryan J. Nowlin

Guest Soloist
Omri Barak, trumpet