With the theme of British Brass, the PYO Music Institute’s (PYO) all-brass ensemble, Bravo Brass, will present a musical tour of the remarkable British Island on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. It will take place at St. Mark’s Church located at 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA., under the guidance of Paul Bryan, the Director of Bravo Brass.
The concert will feature works by William Byrd, John Bull, George Frederic Handel, and Gustav Holst in addition to unique arrangements of holiday favorites that trace their composition to the British Isles.
In anticipation of the concert, Paul Bryan said, “British Brass is an eclectic program of pieces we look forward to performing. As with all of our concerts, I take great pride in the high level of work of our student musicians and the pleasure they bring audiences, especially during the holiday season.”
General admission tickets are $15. For more information about the concert call 215-545-0502 or visit www.pyos.org.
About Bravo Brass:
Bravo Brass is the all-brass ensemble of PYO with gifted young brass musicians, ages 12-21, They are selected by audition to participate in this advanced group and receive instruction from a faculty of expert musicians in each instrument. Directed by Paul Bryan, Bravo Brass offers students the opportunity to build specialized musical capabilities as well as life skills that enhance personal growth. Many of Bryan’s students have excelled in all-state bands and orchestras throughout the Delaware Valley and gained admission into some of the country’s best universities and conservatories.