Join Us for Holiday Stories
Wednesday, December 21 at 7:00 PM in Meymandi Hall, Duke Energy Center
Come celebrate the season with the Triangle Brass Band and special guest, former Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baileys Circus lead trumpet Ryan Sharp, as he astounds you with his amazing and virtuosic holiday cheer. Narrator Tara Lynn, former WCPE announcer, will join the band in telling the story from the famous poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Come early to hear a large massed BRASSMAS ensemble play carols in front of the Duke Energy Center at 6:15 PM (If you are a brass musician, come play for BRASSMAS!)
Rise: A New Beginning
Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 pm
Featuring Elaine Powell, Tenor Horn and Dr. Andy Smith, Tuba – Celebrating 20 years of music making, the award-winning Triangle Youth Brass Bands present their season opening concert, Rise: A New Beginning. Dr. Andy Smith, tuba- euphonium instructor at Campbell University, will be our guest soloist performing Tuba Concerto by Philip Sparke. Featured works include Phoenix from War of the Worlds by Peter Graham, Eric Ball’s masterwork Resurgam, and excerpts from Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird.
The Triangle Brass Band
The Triangle Brass Band is a British style brass band located in Cary, North Carolina, composed of the finest volunteer brass and percussion players the Triangle has to offer. We perform a wide repertoire ranging from classical to jazz, as well as holiday and pops.
The Triangle Youth Brass Bands
Our national award-winning Triangle Youth Brass Band and Triangle Youth Academy Brass Band feature talented young musicians from the Triangle area, recruited through a highly competitive audition process.