Rockville Brass Band

Why book Rockville Brass Band?

The Rockville Brass Band is dedicated to preserving the tradition of the British style brass band. It was founded in 1976, and over the years has provided musical entertainment for audiences throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 60 - 120 minutes
  • Fee: $700-2000
  • Languages: English

Overview

The band plays a wide variety of genres, from marches and transcriptions of well known music, to serious and demanding original works. By performing entertaining, quality concerts to audiences within the D.C. metropolitan area and beyond, we aim to be ambassadors for the sound of brass and percussion.

Additional Booking Notes

We require enough room for 30 seated musicians in a well lit environment. Each player has a music stand and percussion requires extra space.

Rockville Brass Band

The Band has approximately 30 brass and percussion players. It is under the baton of Nigel Horne, an English conductor steeped in the tradition of brass bands and with many years’ experience playing in and conducting brass bands of all levels.

We provide a series of concerts throughout the year at various locations in Rockville and nearby towns.

The team providing the talent:

Nigel Horne

Musical Director

Influences & Inspiration

To give you a flavor of the glorious sound of a brass band, check out these sites:

* Black Dyke Mills Band http://www.blackdykeband.co.uk
* Grimethorpe Colliery Band http://www.grimethorpeband.com - the band that provided the music for the movie Brassed Off.

Setup Requirements

We prefer performing on a stage, though we can perform at room level if required.

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