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Welcome to the Queen City Brass Band

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 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. 

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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 

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Concert schedule

Next Concert :
February 22nd  4:00  PM

Heaton Hall Myers Park Baptist Church


By popular demand  Queen City Brass Band is again hosting a Celtic Celebration afternoon of music and dance on February 22 at Myers Park Baptist Church.

Eminent local musician Ton Burge  http://www.tomburge.com/  is directing the band this year and is putting together an exciting brass program with a Celtic theme. We again welcome the pipes of CEOL NA GAEL  http://www.ceolnagael.com/  and the young talented Irish Dancers of Rince Na H'Ereann.

Last year we had a large audience for this concert with extra chairs being added at the last minute. We recommend purchase of tickets in advance, which are $10 and each and can be reserved on line on our Contact Page or obtained from band members. Tickets can also be purchased at Ceol NA Gael website or from the Irish Dance School. Cost at the door is $10. 

We look forward to seeing you there for a fun afternoon.  


Celtic Celebration Concert returns February