Boston Brass 2016


The popular music of John Williams, coupled with the historic quality of John Rutter, added to virtuosic soloists with Spanish music will be the basic ingredients of the Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:00 p.m. Concert at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN.   The “Collage of Sounds”, will feature pre-concert selection by Julliard graduate Charles Asch on cello, Phil Kadidlo in the lobby during intermission, and a post-concert dinner  (reservations required) at the Lowell Inn.

Music will include “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee” from Sister Act and the John Rutter “Gloria” featuring Carol Carver and the Trinity Choir with the Boston Brass.  The SCVSO, directed by Dr. Kris Tjornehoj, will delight the audience with movie selections.  Collaborative works include “Sounds of the Cinema”, “and “Tango Apasionado” featuring the works of Astor Piazzolla.  Boston Brass artists include Jeff Conner and Jose Biaja, trumpet; Chris Castellanos, horn; Domingo Pagliuca, trombone, and Jose Sibaja, trumpet.

For 29 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. The ensemble's lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. The philosophy of Boston Brass is to provide audiences with a wide selection of musical styles in unique arrangements, provided in a friendly and fun atmosphere.

Through over 100 performances each year, the members of Boston Brass play to audiences at concerts, educational venues and jazz festivals. In addition to solo performances, Boston Brass regularly performs with orchestras, bands, organ, jazz bands and a variety of other ensembles. They have performed in 49 states and 30 countries and have conducted master classes around the world including sessions and residencies at the Eastman School of Music, The Julliard School, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Peabody Conservatory of Music, University of North Texas, Royal Academy of Music in London, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory at the National University of Singapore and Mahidol University in Bangkok.