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North Carolina Brass Band
Brian Meixner, NCBB President and Music Director
This preview has been provided by the North Carolina Brass Band.
Take some hot Latin music, add the strength and power of brass and you have a recipe for an amazing concert! The NCBB plays a variety of musical styles from Latin America and Spain. Say goodbye to summer with the sizzling hot sounds of the North Carolina Brass Band!
Friday, September 22 – 7:30 pm – Dana Auditorium in Greensboro
Saturday, September 23 - 7:30 pm – Brendle Recital Hall in Winston-Salem.
Tickets: $20/adult - $5/student
More information at www.ncbrassband.org
The North Carolina Brass Band, under the direction of Brian Meixner, is a 28-member brass band composed of many of the finest brass players and percussionists in the state. Including symphony orchestra musicians, leading soloists, chamber music professionals, jazz artists, brass and percussion professors at universities throughout the region and highly sought after freelance professionals, the diverse musicians of the NCBB have come together to create an ensemble as colorful and rich as the literature they perform.
The NCBB provides concertgoers with a variety of musical styles; including transcriptions of music for orchestra, wind band, choir, jazz and pop music, and the wealth of exciting original music written for brass band. The NCBB's unique sound makes for a highly enjoyable concert experience.
The North Carolina Brass Band has thrust onto the music scene with the recording of two albums and thrilling audiences with performances in its home region of the Piedmont Triad and beyond. Performances at the Great American Brass Band Festival and the North Carolina Music Educators Association convention were received enthusiastically.
"The North Carolina Brass Band is the real deal! - Vince DiMartino, brass and jazz legend
"The North Carolina Brass Band's debut album, 'First in Flight', is an amazing testimony in ensemble musicianship and performance." – International Trumpet Guild Journal
"If you are in the mood for extraordinary musicianship applied to a uniquely powerful and colorful combination of instruments...this group will impress your ear, mind, and heart." – Nicholas Rich, Classical Voice of North Carolina (CVNC.org)