Young trumpet phenom Geoff Gallante to appear with SSSB as guest artist on May 17

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 […]

SSSB Kick Off Sixth Season Saturday, Sept. 7

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.

Southern Stars to give concert June 29 at Maryville, TN Music Festival

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 […]

Don’t miss guitarist Pete Huttlinger with the Southern Stars Brass

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, […]

Nashville Star, Pete Huttlinger, to Perform with Southern Stars

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 […]

Guitarist Pete Huttlinger joins the SSSB on April 20

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 […]

Southern Stars to Present Free Christmas Concerts on Nov. 17

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 […]

First Concert of the 2012-13 Season, Saturday, Sept. 8

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 […]

April 21, 2012 concert to feature Nashville entertainer, Buddy Greene

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 […]

Strike up the Band concert hits new level

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) recently celebrated the opening concert of their 4th season of their three concert series in Crossville, TN.    The Oct. 23, 2011 concert theme was Strike Up the Band and featured Broadway and movie music.   This concert was sponsored by the 2011/2012 Season sponsor Bed & Biscuit Kennel and had […]