What is a BRASSFEST?
A BrassFest is a collection of trumpeters, trombonists, French horn players, tubists, Euphonium players and their friends who are excited about brass music.
This year The First Brass of Sarasota is bringing all these musicians together to perform music that you have never heard before. An explosion of sound that will make you jump out of your seat. Accompanied by organ, percussion and bagpipes to Bring your summer to a grand conclusion.
The musicians are your neighbors. They are your friends, they are fabulous! These professional musicians are passionate about their art.
You will experience their passion, their love, their devotion to the highest form of brass music ever performed in your town.
You will be able to experience “The BrassFest” at the end of August at some of the most beautiful venues in Florida.
August 27, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Englewood United Methodist Church CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE ENGLEWOOD EVENT
August 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE SARASOTA EVENT
Ann Stephenson-Moe, organist/choirmaster of Church of the Redeemer will add an extra level of excellence while accompanying the brass ensemble.
Vocalist, Sharon Scott will help The First Brass bring your summer to a grand conclusion by adding her wonderful voice to the playlist.
ABC7 Anchorman, Scott Dennis will be the Master of Ceremonies. Scott is a trumpet player and friend/schoolmate of several of the musicians. He will dust off his instrument and play one of the pieces with the rest of the trumpeters.