Another successful Northwest Brass Band Festival passes

Discussion in 'tMP Site News & Suggestions' started by DublinBass, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    This past weekend marked the 4th annual Northwest Brass Band Festival in Bellevue, Washington USA (near Seattle).

    The event included clinics during the day conducted by Mark Gould (MD Brass Band of Battle Creek), Steve Fissel (Bass Trombone, Seattle Symphony) and Gunnar Folsom (Percussionist).

    The event concluded with a gala concert featuring all six participating bands:
    Brass Band Northwest (Bellevue, WA)
    Cariboo Hill Temple Band (Burnaby, BC)
    Little Mountain Brass Band (Vancouver, BC)
    Puget Brass (Redmond, WA)
    Seattle Temple Band (Seattle, WA)
    Spokane British Brass Band (Spokane, WA)

    There was also a combined gala band that performed Ray Farr's arrangement of Toccata and Fugue in D-Minor, Portrait of a Trumpet (Nelson, arr Yassky) - Mark Gould Trumpet and Condon's Call of the Righteous.