Christmas Wrapped in Brass

Hanes Auditorium, Salem College 500 E. Salem Ave. Elberson Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

The North Carolina Brass Band celebrates the Christmas season with a performance of holiday favorites! Christmas music in a variety of styles, a concert for folks of all ages. The NCBB will get you into the spirit of the holidays! Ring in the season with the festive sounds of brass!

Christmas Intrada.............................................David Roswell

A Christmas Festival.........................................Leroy Anderson, arr. Andrew Duncan

The Hands That First held Mary’s Child....Dan Forrest, arr. Seth Frack

Christmas Bolero...............................................William Gordon

A Christmas Fantasy.........................................Gordon Langford

 

**Intermission**

 

On Christmas Day March...............................Stephen Bulla

White Christmas...............................................Irving Berlin, arr. Philip Sparke

I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.....John Rox, arr. Mike Robinson

    Brent Harvey, tuba soloist

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree...........John Marks, arr. Robin Dewhurst

Santa Claus is Coming to Town...................Cootes/Gillespie, arr. Robin Dewhurst

Nutcracker “Sweet”..........................................Pyotr Tchaikovsk, arr. Mark Freeh

Christmas Finale...............................................Paul Lovatt-Cooper

 

$5 – $20

Christmas Wrapped in Brass

UNCG Auditorium 408 Tate St, Greensboro, NC, United States

The North Carolina Brass Band celebrates the Christmas season with a performance of holiday favorites! Christmas music in a variety of styles, a concert for folks of all ages. The NCBB will get you into the spirit of the holidays! Ring in the season with the festive sounds of brass!

 

Christmas Intrada.............................................David Roswell

A Christmas Festival.........................................Leroy Anderson, arr. Andrew Duncan

The Hands That First held Mary’s Child....Dan Forrest, arr. Seth Frack

Christmas Bolero...............................................William Gordon

A Christmas Fantasy.........................................Gordon Langford

 

**Intermission**

 

On Christmas Day March...............................Stephen Bulla

White Christmas...............................................Irving Berlin, arr. Philip Sparke

I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.....John Rox, arr. Mike Robinson

    Brent Harvey, tuba soloist

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree...........John Marks, arr. Robin Dewhurst

Santa Claus is Coming to Town...................Cootes/Gillespie, arr. Robin Dewhurst

Nutcracker “Sweet”..........................................Pyotr Tchaikovsk, arr. Mark Freeh

Christmas Finale...............................................Paul Lovatt-Cooper

 

$5 – $20

Down-Home Christmas

New Philadelphia Moravian Church 4440 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem, NC, United States

Musical selections for reminiscing include American Christmas Folk Suite, When St. Nick Comes Marching In, Home for the Holidays, Laughing All the Way, and appropriate for Salem Band, Christmas on the Town Square. Hear your favorite traditional songs and carols: Ode to Greensleeves, Silent Night, The Holly & the Ivy, Amy Grant’s Breath of Heaven, and more. Our soloist this year is Salem Band’s own Principal Trumpeter Ken Kline, performing A Trumpeter’s Lullaby with the band.

Admission is free, donations accepted for our charity partner, Sunnyside Ministry.

Free, donations accepted

Down-Home Christmas

Clemmons First Baptist Church 3530 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons, NC, United States

Musical selections for reminiscing include American Christmas Folk Suite, When St. Nick Comes Marching In, Home for the Holidays, Laughing All the Way, and appropriate for Salem Band, Christmas on the Town Square. Hear your favorite traditional songs and carols: Ode to Greensleeves, Silent Night, The Holly & the Ivy, Amy Grant’s Breath of Heaven, and more. Our soloist this year is Salem Band’s own Principal Trumpeter Ken Kline, performing A Trumpeter’s Lullaby with the band.

Admission is free, donations accepted for our charity partner, Sunnyside Ministry.

Free, donations accepted

Holiday Swing Concert

Mary Alice Warren Community Center 7632 Warren Pk Dr, Lewisville, NC, United States

Enjoy some Holiday time with your Salem Swing Band! Lots of your favorite sacred and secular Holiday songs, all in a swing style. Featuring SSB vocalist Mignon Dobbins singing Ella Fitzgerald and other classic swing hits. Music from the Nutcracker, The Grinch, Rudolph, Peanuts, Les Brown, and a special World Premiere of I Saw Mommy Kissing Sant Claus by our own SSB trombonist, Steven Sherrill. Sleigh Ride, Silent Night, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Deck the Halls - and more! Donations gratefully accepted. A free concert sponsored by a grant from the Shallow Ford Foundation.

Eileen Young, Director/Clarinet Soloist

Free

Brass Around the World

UNCG Auditorium 408 Tate St, Greensboro, NC, United States

The North Carolina Brass Band takes you on a musical journey around the world!  The performance will include music that explores varying nations and cultures. We welcome guest euphonium soloist, Demondrae Thurman – one of the leading brass soloists on the planet! We hope to see you at what promises to be an exciting and inspiring concert!

Guest artist - Demondrae Thurman, euphonium

Scherzo (from Symphony No. 10).........Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Andrew Duncan

Trombone Concerto, op. 114a.................Derek Bourgeois

    Demondrae Thurman, euphonium soloist

A “Carmen” Fantasy...................................Georges Bizet, arr. Gordon Langford

 

**INTERMISSION**

 

Napoli.............................................................Herman Bellstedt

    Demondrae Thurman, euphonium soloist

Irish Tune from Country Derry.............Percy Grainger, arr. Denis Wright

    Demondrae Thurman, conductor

Windows of the World............................Peter Graham

Horizons.......................................................Paul Lovatt-Cooper

 

 

$5 – $20

Brass Around the World

Hanes Auditorium, Salem College 500 E. Salem Ave. Elberson Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

The North Carolina Brass Band takes you on a musical journey around the world!  The performance will include music that explores varying nations and cultures. Wen welcome guest euphonium soloist, Demondrae Thurman – one of the leading brass soloists on the planet! We hope to see you at what promises to be an exciting and inspiring concert!

Guest artist - Demondrae Thurman, euphonium

Scherzo (from Symphony No. 10).........Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Andrew Duncan

Trombone Concerto, op. 114a.................Derek Bourgeois

    Demondrae Thurman, euphonium soloist

A “Carmen” Fantasy...................................Georges Bizet, arr. Gordon Langford

 

**INTERMISSION**

 

Napoli.............................................................Herman Bellstedt

    Demondrae Thurman, euphonium soloist

Irish Tune from Country Derry.............Percy Grainger, arr. Denis Wright

    Demondrae Thurman, conductor

Windows of the World............................Peter Graham

Horizons.......................................................Paul Lovatt-Cooper

 

 

$5 – $20

East Carolina University: TENTHING BRASS ENSEMBLE

Wright Auditorium 5th Street and Founders Way, Greenville, NC, United States

Formed in 2007 by Norwegian trumpeter, Tine Thing Helseth, as a fun and exciting collaboration between musical friends, the ten-piece, all-female brass ensemble; tenThing have firmly established themselves on the international scene to great acclaim. tenThing are celebrated for their commitment to outreach and access to music through a diverse repertoire that spans from Mozart to Weill, Grieg to Bernstein, and Lully to Bartok.

$15 – $50

Salem Band: MARCH MADNESS

Salem Square (Old Salem) S. Church and Academy Streets, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

MARCH MADNESS with 6:45 pm pre-concert music by the SB Flute Ensemble; and soloist = band & audience! Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation, celebrating 250 years in 2021-2022. Eileen Young, Music Director.

Salem Band: PUPPET MAGIC

Salem Square (Old Salem) S. Church and Academy Streets, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

PUPPET MAGIC with 6:45 pm pre-concert music by the SB Brass Quintet And Guests, Paperhand Puppet Intervention! Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation, celebrating 250 years in 2021-2022. Eileen Young, Music Director.

Triangle Brass Band: Carolina Brass Band Festival

Apex Nature Park Amphitheater 2600 Evans Road, Apex, United States

Ten bands from across the state will present a full day of free brass performances 1:30 pm - Click Symphony 2:05 pm - Triangle Youth Academy Brass Band 2:30 pm - Oak City Brass 3:05 pm - Triangle Youth Brass Band 3:30 pm - Old North State Brass 4:30 pm - Bravo Delta Brass Band 5:20 pm - Triangle Youth Percussion Ensemble 5:35 pm - Watson Brass Band 6:00 pm - Saint Francis Brass Band 7:00 pm - Triangle Brass Band

Free

Salem Band: OLYMPICS

Salem Square (Old Salem) S. Church and Academy Streets, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

OLYMPICS with 6:45 pm pre-concert music by the SB Tuba Quartet; and Community Choir Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation, celebrating 250 years in 2021-2022. Eileen Young, Music Director.