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Brass Mosaic and Friends
December 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Brass Mosaic and Friends, Christmas Concert
Washington D.C. area’s iconic brass quintet for 23 years
The principle players of the
Brass Band of the Potomac
North America’s top championship level brass band
David Workman, director
Acclaimed festival chorale
Joy-Leilani Garbutt, organist
Washington Post top 10 organist!
Please join us in a concert featuring the works of Rutter, Webster, and the world premiere of Jeremy
Filsell’s three movement Christmas spectacular for organ and brass.
Started by David Workman, Brass Mosaic has been a premier brass quintet based in Washington D.C. since 1994.
Along with a regular performing schedule in the local area, in the past Brass Mosaic has toured the U.S. several times, spent a couple of summers teaching at the Tanglewood Institute, performed at Carnegie Hall, and have a published CD.
Current members comprise of a software engineer, a physical therapist, and several full time military musicians. They are also very active as freelancers and many of the top area music organizations have Brass Mosaic members as musicians. Additionally, alumni have gone on to play and teach in major orchestras, military bands and universities around the world.
Brass of the Potomac
The Brass of the Potomac is a brass band in the British Brass Band tradition. Based in Washington D.C., BOTP performs full-scale concerts in schools, community arts centers and places of worship. Every couple of years, it also competes in the North American Brass Band championships and has placed as high as 2nd in the most difficult championship category.
An all volunteer group, it is is comprised of over 30 professional musicians pulling its talent from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force bands.
Brass of the Potomac recently received an invitation to compete in the 2017 international brass band competition held every four years. It is the only North American brass band to receive this prestigious invitation for 2017!