SSSB presents “March Madness” concert on Sunday, Feb. 16

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) present their Winter concert of their Crossville Concert Series on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3pm at the 1200-seat Stone Memorial High School auditorium in Crossville, TN. The concert location is at 2800 Cook Road, just north of Exit 320 from Interstate 40.

This 30-piece professional brass ensemble is comprised of 27 brass instrumental musicians and 3 percussionists who are the top musicians from Eastern & Middle Tennessee. Their music director, Dr. Steven Sudduth, is Director of Bands and low brass at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.

The concert will feature a variety of marches, thus the theme of March Madness. The march selections in the concert are from iconic composers of march music such as:

Edwin Franco Goldman’s March for Brasses, and Cheerio;
Karl L. King’s Melody Shop;
J.J. Richard’s The Waltonian, and John Philip Sousa’s Washington Post.

The remainder of the concert will include a variety of music styles/genres for which the SSSB’s concerts have become famous for providing. Selections include the following: MacArthur Park, Beautiful Dreamer, selections from Sound of Music, theme music from the movie Superman, George Gershwin’s Someone to Watch Over Me, and I Got Rhythm, a xylophone duet, Black & White Rag, and the spiritual, Lord, Lord, You Sure Been Good to Me.

Concert sponsors are Bed & Biscuit Kennel, and Gordon Atchley of Farm Bureau Insurance.

Ticket prices are $20 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets are available at the door, and at the following locations for advance purchase:
1) Cumberland Eye Care Center (Dr. Stuart Galloway) in Fairfield Glade
2) First National Bank of TN branches in Crossville, and Fairfield Glade
3) Bed & Biscuit Kennel off Peavine Rd
4) Cumberland Co. Playhouse at their box office (931-484-5000) or their website.

There is still the opportunity to receive the benefits of season ticket holders by the purchase of a short-season ticket. For $35, you receive tickets to the Feb. 16 and May 17 concerts, along with reserved seating in our season ticket section and a savings of $5 off the price of single admission tickets.

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