Bay Street Brassworks
Bay Street Brassworks is a Nationally and Internationally acclaimed touring
ensemble and one of America's finest and busiest brass ensembles. This award
winning brass quintet was founded in 1995. This versatile brass quintet performs
a wide variety of musical genres ranging from Bach to Be-Bop.
Bay Street Brassworks has formerly toured with "Live on Stage", Nashville,
Tennessee, bringing their music to audiences throughout the United States and
Bay Street Brassworks range of musical abilities has produced musical
engagements throughout the United States and abroad. Additional performances
have included opening ceremonies at National League baseball games and world
premier performances and clinics alongside the American Brass Quintet, New York
Brass Quintet, Harvey Phillips, Gunther Schuller and Eric Ewazen at the Brass
Chamber Music Forum in Boone, North Carolina, honoring the 50th anniversary of
the New York Brass Quintet.
Bay Street Brassworks has performed at most of the major Universities from coast
to coast and is the premiere educational brass ensemble of its kind, having
cooperative relationships with a number of Young Audiences state organizations,
providing both educational and concert opportunities to young audiences. The Bay
Street Brassworks derives great satisfaction from their youth activities and
spends considerable amounts of time encouraging and mentoring young brass
players across the country.
In addition to its extensive concert activities, Bay Street Brassworks released
their first CD, entitled "Fresh Off The Boat - Folk Music From Around The
World," and their second CD "American Escapades." Bay Street Brassworks has just
finished their third CD, entitled "Brass on Fire." These recordings have
expanded the reach of the ensemble into homes and schools from Florida to
California and from Maryland to Korea.
Among its numerous awards, the Bay Street Brassworks received the Grand Prize at
the New York Brass Conference International Brass Quintet Competition in 2003,
and two Career Development grants from the Peabody Conservatory.
"The PERFORMANCE WAS FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC!
It was beyond amazing - the kids are STILL buzzing about it! THANK YOU SO MUCH!
Thanks a million! "
The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, North Carolina
Electronic Press Kit Materials:
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Video Clips (YouTube):
Educational Promotional Video
from Saint Saen Symphony #3 (Organ Symphony)
Audio Samples (MP3 Format):
Olympic Fanfare and Theme
Royal Garden Blues
Children of Sanchez
Summon the Heroes
It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That
Lake City, Florida
Concert Review (doc)
"Big Arts" Concert
Concert Review (doc)
Technical Rider (doc)
Educational Outreach Program (page)