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.