April 3, 2011…….Brass Goes to Great Britian

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) will play the final concert of this season’s Crossville Concert Series on Sunday, April 3 at 3:30 pm.   The concert will be held at the Stone Memorial HS Auditorium.    As the concert them implies, the group will be playing music from Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England and will feature several of their own musicians in instrumental solos.    In addition, the world famous Tennessee Tech. U. Tuba Ensemble (directed by Winston Morris) will be appearing as guest artists with the SSSB.    The tuba ensemble is comprised of 14 tubas and 6 euphonium musicians and has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center and has produced many CD’s which have spred its reputation worldwide.

While the concert program selections are not final at this time, you can expect to hear music like:

  • Celtic Suite by Philip Sparke
  • Spriritual Fantasy ………. Euphonium solo featuring Brandon Jones
  • Ye Banks & Braes…………..Cornet solo by Joel Tillman
  • It’s Not Unusual (Tom Jones hit)………Trombone section feature
  • Fantasy on British Sea Songs
  • Year of the Dragon………..by Philip Sparke
  • Colonial Song…………by Percy Grainger
  • Punchinello march
  • James Bond Collection

Ticket prices are $18 for Adults………….and $5 for Students (include university students).   Tickets will be available after Feb. 17 from:

  • 1st National Bank of TN branches in Crossville and Fairfield Glade
  • Cumberland Eye Care in Fairfield Glade
  • Bed & Biscuit Kennel (off Peavine Road)
  • Cumberland Co. Playhouse box-office ( 931-484-5000)

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