Video below is of the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band, featuring a Euphonium duet with Brandon Jones and Layne Todd on Herbert L. Clarke’s “Cousins.” This DVD was professionally recorded at the Clayton Center for the Arts on the campus of Maryville College in Maryville, TN. For information on ordering the DVD, contact Dwight Wages.
The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass’ final concert of the Crossville Concert Series will feature one of the rising stars in the trumpet world, 13-year-old Geoff Gallante, from Washington. D.C. as their guest artist. This concert will take place on Saturday, May 17 at 7pm in Crossville, TN at the Stone Memorial HS Auditorium located at […]
Here’s a sneak preview of Saturday’s performance from a recent rehearsal. This will be Brandon Jones’ last performance with the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band as he leaves to take his soloist position with the premiere ensemble of the USAF Military Bands.
The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass has been invited to provide a featured concert on Saturday, June 29 at 6:30pm. This is part of a three-day festival of music that is being presented at the world-class Clayton Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Maryville College in Maryville, TN. Maryville is the next town […]
The April 20 concert is themed “Strings Attached!” and will feature as guest artist, Pete Huttlinger, who is recognized as a virtuoso acoustic guitar musician. “Pete is another internationally known Nashville artist whose technique on the acoustic guitar will amaze our audience,” Wages says. “He cut his guitar chops playing with the John Denver band, […]
By Rebekah K. Bohannon Beeler “There is something about (guitar) players and their sound. It doesn’t start with the instrument. It starts in the heart and then goes down to the hands.” This is an excerpt from Pete Huttlinger’s Blah, Blah, Blog posted September 6, 2010, less than two months before he suffered a major […]
The April 20 concert is themed “Strings Attached!” and will feature as guest artist, Pete Huttlinger, who is recognized as a virtuoso acoustic guitar musician. Buddy Greene, who performed last year with the SSSB, personally recommended Pete to band president, Dwight Wages. “Pete is another internationally known Nashville artist whose technique on the acoustic guitar […]
The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass, a 30 piece professional instrumental brass ensemble, is celebrating their 5th anniversary season of providing their brand of “Premium Entertainment” concerts which are normally paid admission concerts. Concert goers have given rave reviews of the outstanding quality of the musicians and the music selections they present As a […]
SSSB Kicks off 2012-2013 Season with Virtuoso Brass The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass kick off their 2012-2013 season—celebrating five years as a professional ensemble—with a program entitled Virtuoso Brass. The concert will feature members of the Southern Stars in featured solos and ensembles accompanied by the full band. Their virtuosity will support the concert title […]
The final concert of the 2011/2012 season for the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass will be a fitting finish to another great season of music and guest artists. The concert is on Saturday, April 21 at 7pm and will be conducted by Dr. Steven Sudduth. This is a new time for a SSSB concert, but the […]