Concert Announcement: Austin Brass Band

ABB Flyer2The Austin Brass Band, under Music Director John Caputo, will play its Spring Concert at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14th, at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Austin, TX. The concert is part of the church’s monthly concert series. More information is available at www.austinbrassband.com.
Program:
Westward Ho – Edwin Firth
The Kingdom Triumphant – Eric Ball
Shipston Prelude – Stephen Bulla
Punchinello March – William Rimmer
The Great Escape - Elmer Bernstein
Chicken Run  – John Powel & Harry Gregson-Williams
Images for Brass – Stephen Bulla
Danny Boy – traditional, Des Graham arrangement
Amparita Roca – Jaime Teixidor

Concert Announcement: Capital City Brass Band

Capital City Brass Band Presents “Sounds of America”
Sunday, March 24, 2013, 3:00 PM
Our Savior Lutheran Church
710 E. St. Joe Highway
Lansing, Michigan 48917
Sounds of America will ring through Our Savior Lutheran Church in Lansing, Michigan as the Capital City Brass Band, under the direction of William Waterman, presents its annual spring concert. Hear a diverse selection of music that mirrors the diversity found throughout the American continents. Featured on the concert will be guest conductor Scott Watson of the renowned Fountain City Brass Band. Two outstanding CCBB musicians will be featured as soloists, Jim Kasprzak on cornet and Chris Sayles on bass trombone. There is no admission charge to the concert, but a free will offering will be taken.
Program:
Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copland, 

arr. Howard Snell

Swing Low Sweet Chariot – Traditional, arr. Robert Steadman

Ragtime for Horns – Scot Joplin, arr. James Curnow

El Capitan – John Philip Sousa

La Virgen de la Macarena – Rafeal Mendez, arr. Steve Hubbard –  Jim Kasprzak, cornet solo                                                

Porgy and Bess Suite – George Gershwin, arr. David Purser

La Verbena – Ray Woodfield

An American in Paris – George Gershwin, arr. Howard Snell – Scott Watson, Conductor

The Entertainer – Scott Joplin, arr. Norman Tailor

‘Mid All the Traffic – Leonard Ballantine

Death or Glory – Robert Browne Hall – Scott Watson, Conductor

Rainy Day in Rio – Goff Richards – Chris Sayles, bass trombone solo

West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein, arr. Denis Wright

Stars and Stripes Forever – John Philip Sousa

Concert Announcement: Salt River Brass

Picture thirty-six brass and percussion virtuosi crafting the upbeat brilliance of a military band, the full-throated sonorities of a symphony orchestra, and the warm intimate sounds of a chamber group.

This is the Salt River Brass, with the versatility to program everything from light classics and marches to show tunes, folk melodies, and jazz standards.

Founded by its musicians in January 1988, the Salt River Brass has thrilled audiences in the Valley’s finest concert venues and received honors in three North American Brass Band Association competitions.

The SRB has presented outstanding guest soloists, ensembles, and conductors to valley audiences.