Friends of the SSSB and Those Who Enjoy Good Music

I hope that you have missed coming to our concerts as much as we have missed performing for your enjoyment. We have two concerts scheduled at Stone Memorial High school on Feb. 7 and April 24 or 25. However, we have been prevented from rehearsing as the school system has banned the use of the […]

The Southern Stars Return!

If you’ve gone “Covid Crazy” we may have the cure—live music! The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band will perform a free, outdoor on Sunday, October 18, beginning at 3:00 pm Central. The concert takes place at the picturesque Dogwood Park Performance Pavilion. Groups are encouraged to bring a picnic, but also have face masks handy […]

Amparito Roca, as performed by the SSSB

We’ve missed performing “live” for you during COVID-19, so we put together this video performance of Amparito Roca as a ‘thank you’ to our audience for supporting us all of these years, and to say “we hope to play for you in person very, very soon!” Please view it on our YouTube Channel (link below), […]

The remainder of the 2020 SSSB Season Canceled Due to COVID-19

We regret to announce the remaining concerts on the Southern Stars’ concert season for the spring of 2020 have been canceled due to COVID-19. We had hoped to play a Memorial Day Weekend Concert, however, things remain uncertain with the virus, as well as the finish date for the new outdoor venue at Fairfield Glade. […]

Jericho Brass Band reading session features trumpet great Vincent DiMartino as guest artist, March 14, 2020

The Jericho Brass Band of Chattanooga, Tennessee, presents its 2020 Brass Band Reading Clinic with trumpet great Vincent DiMartino (International trumpet performer and educator) as the special guest artist. The clinic takes place Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe High School Bandroom. The school is located at […]

Southern Stars kick off 2020 this Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 beginning at 3:00 pm Central at the Stone Memorial High School Auditorium

The renowned Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band have been performing a three-concert Crossville Music Series for the past 12 years. This professional instrumental ensemble of 30 musicians from Eastern and Middle Tennessee has established a national reputation through their CDs and performances at the Great American Brass Band Festival where they have played for audiences […]

Southern Stars Kick Off Season with a Blast of Tubas!

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) begin their 3 concert Crossville Concert Series on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 3pm at the beautiful 1200 seat auditorium and will feature as guest artists the 15 member TTU Tuba/Euphonium ensemble. The other SSSB concerts will be on Feb. 9, and April 19 and if you have not yet […]

New music in the works for 2019-2020

One piece we’ve purchased for the upcoming season is Chick Corea’s exciting La Fiesta. Here’s a sample of one arrangement you might enjoy until we get our chart!

Southern Stars Have Return Engagement at Playhouse

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB), a 30-piece instrumental music ensemble, is returning to present a Mainstage concert themed From Big Band to Broadway on Saturday, May 25 at 7:30pm. at the Cumberland Countp Playhouse. The SSSB wowed the capacity audience last May and the patrons fortunate to hear this premier ensemble provided accolades and many testimonials […]

Southern Stars kick off 2019 on Feb. 10 with the perfect date for your Valentine

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) will provide their second concert of their Crossville Concert Series on Sunday, February 10 at 3 pm at the Stone Memorial High School auditorium. With the proximity to the official Valentine Day of Feb. 14, the ensemble has prepared a variety of music appropriate for the theme of A Valentine […]