Sunday, February 08, 2009

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Dallas Brass Coming to Arts Centre in March

Coweta Arts Tidbits

The Successor To Newnan-Coweta Arts Council News Releases

Composed By: Forrest W. Schultz 770-583-3258

February 7, 2009

Dallas Brass Bringing "American Musical Journey" To Arts Centre in March


     The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts of Coweta County has released the following information in its Events Calendar about a great performance coming there next month:


  • Name of Event: Dallas Brass
    Event Type: American Musical Journey
    Date: March 9th
    Time: 7pm
  • Description: Since its founding in 1983 by Michael Levine, the Dallas Brass has become one of America's foremost musical ensembles. The group has established a unique blend of traditional brass instruments with a full complement of drums and percussion, which creates a performing entity of extraordinary range and musical challenges. The Dallas Brass repertoire includes American classical masterpieces, Dixieland swing, Broadway, Hollywood and patriotic music. In addition to their solo engagements, the Dallas Brass appears with symphony orchestras nationwide. Symphonic credits include the Cincinnati Pops conducted by Skitch Henderson, and the Philly Pops conducted by Peter Nero. The Dallas Brass has performed at Carnegie Hall, the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and has toured overseas to Europe and the Far East. They have shared the stage with the late Bob Hope, have performed for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush, have appeared on the CBS "Early Show", and their music has been used numerous times on the television show, "The Young and The Restless". The ensemble has released five recording: Debut, Dallas Brass II, A Merry Christmas with Brass, Windborne, and Nutcracker. A new recording, American Musical Journey, was released in January 2007.
  • Cost: $12 for adults $10 for students and sr. citizens Tickets will be available in Feb.
         The Arts Centre is located several miles east of Newnan on Lower Fayetteville Road.

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