Classic Brass

AA British-Style Brass Band

Performances in 2016 - 2017

Sunday, 13 November 2016, Afternoon, 2:30 PM
Fall Concert
Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC)
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT 06226
Admission is FREE.

Sunday, 12 March 2017, 3:00 PM
"Brass Spectacular XII" A Joint Concert by Classic Brass and The Salvation Army Manchester Citadel Band
The Salvation Army
661 Main St. Manchester, CT.

Friday, 02 June 2017, 7:00 PM
Victorian Days in Willimantic
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 4:00 PM
Boston Festival of Bands
Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA

Performances in 2015 - 2016

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 2:30 PM
Fall Concert
Shafer Auditorium, Eastern CT State University
80 High St., Willimantic, CT 06226

Join us as we perform a variety of music inspired by the folk music and history of Scotland.
Included will be works by Philip Sparke, Peter Graham, Allan Street and others.
Admission is FREE.


Saturday, 12 December 2015, 2:00 PM
"Celebrate Christmas!" A Christmas Concert by Classic Brass
Park Congregational Church
283 Broadway in Norwich, CT.

Bring your friends and family to our Christmas concert and enjoy a special line-up of Christmas music that you can’t get from your Pandora or iTunes radio station. Even your personal holiday playlist won’t compare to the experience of hearing your favorite Christmas music - in person - as the joyous brass sonorities fill the hall!  Admission to our concert is FREE. However, we are requesting donations of canned food items to support the efforts of St. Vincent de Paul Place in Norwich.
 

Sunday, 28 February 2016, 3:00 PM
"Brass Spectacular XI" A Joint Concert by Classic Brass and The Salvation Army Manchester Citadel Band
The Salvation Army
661 Main St. Manchester, CT.
 

Friday, 03 June 2016, 7:00 PM
Victorian Days in Willimantic
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT
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Performances in 2014 - 2015

Saturday, 1 November 2014, 2:30 PM
Fall Concert
Shafer Auditorium, Eastern CT State University
Windham and Valley Streets, Willimantic, CT 06226

Sunday, 7 December 2014, 10:30 AM
Festival of Trees and Traditions
Wadsworth Atheneum,
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT

 

Performances in 2013 - 2014

Sunday, 29 September 2013, 1:30 PM
Brass on the Grass Concert
Trinity Episcopal Church
345 Main Street, Portland, CT 06480

Sunday, 27 October 2013, 3:00 PM
The Renbrook Concert Series presents Classic Brass Band
Featuring Adam Crowe, Principal Tuba, U.S. Coast Guard Band
This family event is free and open to the public.
 Click here for the flyer

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 2:30 PM
Fall Concert
Shafer Auditorium, Eastern CT State University
Windham and Valley Streets, Willimantic, CT 06226

 

Performances in 2011 - 2012

Sunday, 6 November 2011, 2:00 PM
A concert featuring internationally renowned tuba virtuoso Oystein Baadsvik
Shafer Auditorium
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT
Free admission
 
Sunday, 11 December 2011, 10:30 AM
Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum,
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT
 
Sunday, 11 March 2012, 2:30 PM
Brass Spectacular VIII
with the Manchester Citadel Band
Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT
Free admission
 
Friday, 1 June 2012, 7:00 PM
Victorian Days in Willimantic 2012
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT
Sponsored by the Webber Family Music Fund
Free admission
 
Saturday, 9 June 2012, Time TBD
Boston Festival of Bands
Faneuil Hall
1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA

Performances in 2012 - 2013

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 2:30 PM
A concert featuring the premier performance of "Somer's Heart," an original composition for brass band by David Maker, and an appearance by Thomas Brown of the United States Coast Guard Band as cornet soloist.
Shafer Auditorium, Eastern Connecticut State University, corner of Windham and Valley Streets,
Willimantic, CT                              Free Admission   -    Click here for a shareable flyer.

Sunday, 2 December 2012, 10:30 AM
Festival of Trees and Traditions
Wadsworth Atheneum,
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT

Saturday, 11 May 2013, 4:20 PM
Pre-Commencement Luncheon
Eastern Connecticut State University
North Campus

Friday, 31 May 2013, 7:00 PM
Victorian Days in Willimantic
First Congregational Church
Valley Street, Willimantic

Saturday, 1 June 2013, 6:00 PM
Bowen Anniversary Celebration
Roseland Cottage, Woodstock

Saturday, 8 June 2013, 4:00 PM
Boston Festival of Bands
Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA

 

Performances in 2010 - 2011

Sunday 13 February 2011, 4:00 PM
University of Connecticut Brass Festival
Storrs, CT
Lewis J. Buckley, Conductor
 
Sunday 20 March 2011, 3:00 PM
Brass Spectacular VII
with the Manchester Citadel Band
Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT
Free admission
 
Sunday 1 May 2011, 3:00 PM
Concert_St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
41 Park Street, Manchester, CT
Presented on the Richard J. McElraevy Memorial Concert Series
Free admission
 
Friday, 3 June 2011, 7:00 PM
Victorian Days in Willimantic 2011
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT
Funded by the Webber Family Music Fund
Free admission
 
Saturday, 11 June 2011, 12:00 noon
Heritage Days in Eastford
Outdoor concert_Eastford, CT

Performances in 2009 - 2010

Saturday 3 October 2009 2:30 PM
Performing Arts Concert
Shafer Auditorium
Eastern CT State University
Willimantic, CT
 
Sunday 8 November 2009 2:00 PM
Ken Garrison Euphonium Recital
Torp Theatre in Davidson Hall
Central CT State University
New Britain, CT
 
Sunday 6 December 2009, 10:30 AM
Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum,
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT
 
Sunday 31 January 2010, 2:00 PM
University of Connecticut Brass Festival
A day-long Festival for Brass Students, Professionals, and the General Public, featuring master classes, workshops and performances. Classic Brass performs a mid-day concert at 2:00 PM

Sunday 14 March 2010, 3:00 PM
6th Annual Brass Spectacular Concert with the Manchester Citadel Band
Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT.
Free admission
 
Friday, 4 June 2010, 7:00 PM
Victorian Days in Willimantic 2010
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
Gary J. Kirsch, Conductor
Free admission
 
Sunday, 20 June 2010, 6:00-8:00 PM
Sunday Night Concerts
Stanley Park
400 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA 01085
Gary J. Kirsch, Conductor
Free admission

Performances in 2008 - 2009

Relay for Life Concert, ECSU Athletic Complex,
North High Street, Willimantic, CT
Saturday 18 October 2008, 12:00 PM
 
Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum,
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT
Sunday 14 December 2008, 11:30 AM
 
Brass Spectacular Concert with the Manchester Citadel Band of the Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT.
Sunday 8 March 2009, 3:00 PM
Free admission
 
Concert
Church of the Holy Trinity
381 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
Sunday 19 April 2009, 3:00 PM
Guest Conductor: Adam Williamson
 
Concert as part of the 2009 Willimantic Victorian Homes Tour
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
Friday 5 June 2009, 7:00 PM
Guest Conductor: James E. Jackson, III
Free admission

Performances in 2007 - 2008

Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum,
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT
Sunday 2 December 2007, 10:30 AM
 
Willimantic Winter Carnival Concert
Saturday 5 January 2008, 4:00 PM
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT
Free admission
 
Joint Concert with the Manchester Citadel Salvation Army Band
Manchester Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT.
Sunday 9 March 2008, 3:00 PM
Free admission
 
Joint Concert with the Triangle Youth Brass Band out of Raleigh, NC, conducted by Tony Granados, hosted by Classic Brass of Willimantic,CT, conducted by Adam Crowe.
Shafer Hall Auditorium, Windham and Valley Streets, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT.
Saturday 5 April 2008, 2:30 PM
 
Classic Brass will be performing at a recital concert by UCONN euphonium player Sharon E. Curley.
von der Mehden Recital Hall, University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT.
Saturday 5 April 2008, 6:00 PM
Free admission
 
Concert as part of the 2008 Willimantic Victorian Homes Tour
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
Friday 6 June 2008, 7:00 PM
Free admission

Performances in 2006 - 2007

Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum,
Hartford, CT
Sunday 3 December 2006, 11:30 AM
 
Joint Concert with the Manchester Citadel Salvation Army Band
Manchester Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT.
Sunday 11 March 2007, 3:00 PM
 
Concert Series 2006-2007, South United Methodist Church, 1208 Main Street Manchester, CT.
Friday 30 March 2007, 7:30 PM
 
First Congregational Church
199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
Sponsor: The Webber Fund of the First Congregational Church
Additonal Info.
Friday, 1 June 2007, 7:00 PM,
 
Sunday Night Concert Series at Stanley Park
Stanley Park , 400 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA 01085
Sunday 24 June 2007, 6:00 PM
 
75th Anniversary of Trinity College Chapel
Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106
Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 7:00 PM
 
Concert in the Park
Alex Caisse Park
620 Jackson Street (Route 195), Willimantic, CT 06226
Sponsor: Windham Recreation Dept.
Rain location: Windham Middle School, Quarry Street
More Info.
Sunday, 1 July 2007, 2:00 PM

Performances in 2005 - 2006

Joint Concert with the Manchester Citadel Salvation Army Band
Manchester Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT.
Sunday, 12 March 2006
 
Strawberry Festival, Aspinock Historical Society, Putnam
Thursday 15 June 2006
 
Stanley Park, Westfield, MA, Sunday 25 June 2006
 
Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT.  Sunday, 11 December 2005, 11:30 AM. For more information, visit the web site for the Wadsworth Atheneum.
 
Keepers of the Light Weekend, Warren Memorial Town Hall, junction of routes 32 and 190, Stafford Springs, CT, Saturday, 3 December 2005, 7 PM.  For more information on the Keepers of the Light Weekend, click Here.
 
Willimantic 3rd Thursday Street Fest, Thursday, July 21, 2005, 6:00 PM
 
Joint Concert with the Manchester Citadel Salvation Army Band
Manchester Salvation Army, 661 Main Street, Manchester, CT.
Sunday, March 13, 2005, 2:00 PM

Performances in 2004 and Before:

Winter Festival, Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, Sunday afternoon, 5 December 2004
 
Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford
Saturday morning, 4 December 2004
 
First Baptist Church, State and Washington, New London, Saturday afternoon, 13 November 2004
 
Manchester Band Shell, Manchester Community College, Friday evening, 30 July 2004
 
Recreation Dept. Series, Town Hall, Plainfield, Wednesday evening, 21 July 2004
 
Third Thursday Street Festival, Main Street, Willimantic
Thursday dinner hour, 15 July 2004
 
Mrs. Bridges Tea Room, Main Street, Putnam, Saturday afternoon, 12 June 2004
 
Strawberry Festival, Aspinock Historical Society, Putnam
Thursday dinner hour, 10 June 2004
 
Covenant Soup Kitchen, St. Mark’s Church, Willimantic
Friday evening, 21 May 2004
 
5th Annual Northeastern Brass Band Festival (formerly Montclair Brass Band Festival), Montclair, New Jersey.
 
Joint concert with ECSU Concert Band - Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT.
 
Concert - Westfield Mall, Enfield, CT.
 
Learning in Retirement at QVCC Concert, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT
 
4th Annual Montclair Brass Band Festival, Monclair, NJ
 
Mrs. Bridges’ Pantry, Putnam, CT
 
Town of Windham Founder's Day, on the Town Green, Windham Center, and at the Jillson Parcel, Willimantic, CT
 
Annual Strawberry Social, Aspinock Historical Society, Putnam, CT
 
Concert on the Parcel, Windham Historical Society, Willimantic, CT
 
Summer Concert, Trolley Museum, Warehouse Point
 
Holiday Seasonal Concerts, Buckland Hills and Crystal Shopping Malls
 
300th Anniversary Service, Congregational Church, Windham Center, CT
 
Festival of Trees and Traditions, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
 
 

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