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Brass Band of the Tri-State to perform fall concert

The Brass Band of the Tri-State, under the direction of Dr. Michael Stroeher, will have its annual fall concert in the Ohio University Southern’s Bowman Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

The ensemble performs traditional brass band music from England and North America, original pieces arranged specifically for the band, musicals, marches, orchestral transcriptions, Salvation Army Band music and popular selections. The Brass Band of the Tri-State is a proud member of the prestigious North American Brass Band Association.

The Brass Band of the Tri-State has been in existence for nearly 25 years and is comprised of amateur musicians from across the Tri-State and beyond. The band performs throughout the year and has won numerous awards on the international level at the North American Brass Band Association annual competitions. The ensemble consists of retirees, community members and music students from Marshall University. Community members represent such diverse occupations as music teachers, college professors and engineers.

The Brass Band of the Tri-State rehearses once a week on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. in Smith Music Hall on the Marshall University campus. The group is seeking new members and anyone interested in joining or desiring additional information can visit the Brass Band of the Tri-State Facebook page or call 304-617-3461.