The Queen City Brass Band is pleased to announce its fall concert "Viva La Brass', coming up on October 16th at 4:00 pm, at St. Stephens United Methodist Church, 6800 Sardis Rd., Charlotte.
The band will present an evening of music centered around the composers of France, featuring French music ranging from the 16th century Renaissance to 20th century popular song. Along the way, there will be music by French composers inspired by Spanish dance and American ragtime, and music by American composers inspired by the beauties of France. This will be an exciting potpourri of music for every taste and a unique experience not to be missed.
The Queen City Brass Band is Charlotte's own British Brass Band, in continuous existence since 1992. It specializes in performing the best of the Brass Band literature as well as a broad range of music of all styles and eras. Brass players interested in joining the band should visit the band's web site at http://www.qcbb.org/contact.html.
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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.
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