The Westwind Brass, San Diego’s Premier Professional Brass Ensemble, and Ensemble-in-Residence at the San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Music and Dance, announces their exciting interactive Concert Series entitled: ‘Brass in the Park’ at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park 2115 Park Blvd., San Diego, 92101.
The Westwind Brass Ensemble, includes Elizabeth Howard, John Wilds and Karl Soukup (trumpets), Barry Toombs (horn), Eric Starr (trombone) and Bryan Smith (tuba).
“After more than 32 years, Westwind Brass Ensemble remains committed to serving the diverse communities that make up this great city of San Diego. We pledge to serve not only the San Diego that we know, but also the San Diego of the future.”
– Westwind Brass Executive Director: Barry Toombs (French Horn), US Navy Veteran
May 24 at 7pm – “A Night at the Speakeasy” (complete with a password for entry!). This show is one of our most popular. Westwind Brass adds a drummer for this very special show that takes the audience on a tour through the history of Jazz, from vaudeville and traditional, or “Hot” jazz through to the fusion jazz of the 1970’s. Venue permitting, we often perform this show in a “club” setting, complete with cash bar, but the show itself is fun (and informative!) for all ages.
June 14th at 7pm –“Amber Waves of Grain, a Celebration of Musical Americana” is Westwind Brass’ tribute to the music that has illustrated America’s journey over the past 200+ years. With lots of catchy tunes and interesting stories, this concert is a celebration of all of the things that make America truly great!
Sept 13 at 7 pm – “The Music of the Californias” is a program that reflects the long and storied history of the “Golden State”. Works include pieces from the mission era, the gold rush, and the golden age of Hollywood, along with some fun and interesting history.
December 10 at 7 pm– “Holiday Lights”
Full Series Subscription (General Admission): $90 + $5.50 fee)
Full Series Subscription (Veteran’s Museum Members): $70 + $4.50 fee)
General Admission: $25 (+ $2.25 fee)
Veteran’s Museum Members $20 (+ $2.00 fee)
Seniors & Military (w/valid I.D.): $10 (+ $1.50 fee)
Students (w/valid I.D.): $5 (+ $1.25 fee)
For more information contact:
Westwind Brass at 619-665-9125, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or Veteran’s Museum at Balboa Park at (619) 239-2300 or email@example.com
Media Inquiries: Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications 408-398-5940 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Westwind Brass exists to broaden and enrich the musical legacy of local, national and international audiences through performance and educational services featuring brass instruments and music. Westwind Brass musicians perform in various configurations of featuring the unique timbre of brass instruments and performing the brass repertoire at a high artistic level. Westwind Brass is a 501(c) (3) Public Benefit Corporation. For more information, visit Guidestar.org.