SSSB Founder & President Dwight Wages Interviewed on local college station

Southern Stars kick off the 2016-17 Season this Sunday, Oct 9

It was just over one year ago that a terrorist murdered the five Armed Forces service personnel in nearby Chattanooga. A special piece of music titled “The FIVE” will be performed by the Southern Stars to remember the sacrifice of these Marines and Navy personnel. With so many terrible acts of violence against our military […]

2016 – 2017 Season Announced!

Here’s the scoop on the 2016-17 Season!   CONCERT – Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 – 3pm CONCERT – Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 – 3pm CONCERT – Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 – 3pm CONCERT – Sat. May 20, 2017 – 7pm   All concerts are subject to change; season tickets will remain at $50 for the […]

Southern Stars Brass mourns the passing of friend and guitar great, Pete Huttlinger

It is with great sadness the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass learned tonight of the passing of guitar virtuoso Pete Huttlinger. Huttlinger was a friend of the band, and had been a wonderful guest soloist in a recent concert. His musical genius, effortless mastery of his instrument, and his wit that made his stage presence something […]

Southern Stars to appear at Arts Assoc. of S.E. KY on April 23, 2016

The Southern Stars are honored to participate in the 54th concert season presented by the Arts Association of S.E. Kentucky.  The Arts Association is presenting a 7 concert series of highly acclaimed artists and ensembles, including guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, gospel singer Sandy Patty, and the Peach State Opera company presenting Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”.   The […]

Nashville’s Buddy Greene in concert with SSSB on Saturday, April 16

Buddy Greene will make a return engagement to perform with the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) on Saturday, April 16 at 7pm at the Stone Memorial HS auditorium in Crossville, TN.   This auditorium seats 1200 and has beautiful acoustics and seating is very comfortable.  The theme of this concert is Buddy Greene & Friends.  The […]

Southern Stars present “All In The Family” Concert, Sunday, Oct. 18 at 3:00 pm Central

While “All in the Family” might bring to mind a historical comedy show, there will not be a guest appearance by Archie Bunker in the opening concert for the 8th season of the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB). What will be featured as the theme of the concert suggests, will be young soloists from within […]

Memorial Concert for Dr. Kelly Thomas (recent UT Professor of Tuba/Euphonium) scheduled for Sept. 27 in Knoxville

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) will be presenting a Memorial Concert on Sept. 27 to honor the memory of Dr. Kelly Thomas, who died in June of a wasp sting. Dr. Thomas was only 40-years-old, and left a wife and 4 children who reside in Niota, TN. Kelly was the professor of Tuba/Euphonium at […]

SSSB Performs in Knoxville this Saturday, March 21

The Southeast Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference will be the hosted by Dr. Kelly Thomas and the University of Tennessee School of Music March 19-21, 2015, and the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band is slated to perform. The conference will feature artists and ensembles from throughout the region. In addition, the conference will be featuring a unique […]

Feb. 8 concert features guests vocalist Brenda Frye, and the Tennessee Tech Trumpet Sextet

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass perform Sunday, Feb. 8 at 3 pm at Stone Memorial HS in Crossville. The theme is “Curtain Up!” and will feature music of Broadway, TV, and the movies. Guest vocalist is Brenda Frye, a terrific soprano, who will sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and “Softly, As I Leave You.” Other […]