This preview has been provided by the North Carolina Brass Band.

The North Carolina Brass Band celebrates the opening of the Christmas holiday season with performances of holiday favorites. Celebrating the release of their second album, “Christmas Wrapped in Brass”, the NCBB will get you into the spirit of the holidays!

Legendary band composer, James Curnow, will guest conduct the NCBB on a couple of his holiday arrangements. Other selections include music from the new NCBB Christmas album and a few jazz numbers that will be sure to get audiences excited for the season! Ring in the holidays with the sounds of brass!

Three Triad area performances, all at 7:30pm:
*Thursday, December 1st at Carolina Theatre in Greensboro
*Friday, December 2nd at First Baptist Church in High Point
*Saturday, December 3rd at Brendle Recital Hall in Winston-Salem

Tickets available at the door ($20 general admission/$5 students) or in advance online at

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.” – Classical Voice of North Carolina (