The Queen City Brass Band is pleased to announce that the band will play its Fall concert at St. Stephen Methodist Church, 6800 Sardis Road, Charlotte. The band will be conducted by William Penfield who took over the musical director role earlier this year.
The band has a modern and varied repertoire lined up from a Sousa march to the Birdland jazz number all the way to the Candide Overture. Exciting music from composers including Gershwin, Bernstein and Sondheim.
The concert starts at 4:00 PM and is free, a collection will be held towards the expense of running the band. Refreshments will be available. See you there!
The Queen City Brass Band (QCBB), was established in 1992 and recently celebrated our 21st year. The band is a community based organization that promotes music in a traditional British brass band style and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The brass band movement grew up from the industrial revolution in Great Britain and consists entirely of brass instruments with a percussion section. Sections within a band include cornets, horns, baritones, trombones, euphonium's, tubas and percussion – all skillfully lead by musical director or conductor. The format lends itself to a wide range of music from Musicals to Marches, Mozart to Mortimer, Carols to The Classics.
Queen City Brass Band (QCBB) performs for various community and private events. Repertoire consist of marches, hymns, original works for brass band, classical transcriptions, jazz, show tunes, movie scores and more. The band is entirely made up of amateur players from the region and practices are held at the Salvation Army Temple Corps. in Charlotte, NC every Monday evening from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Click on the link below to be directed to our LISTEN page where we post some highlights of our recent concerts.