Jericho Brass Plays At North River Civic Center Feb. 22

Friday, February 1, 2013

The Jericho Brass will perform at the North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Dr., Suite 102 in Hixson, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The concert will include a mix of genres with marches, solos, sacred and major program compositions.

The band is made up of 34 professional and college trained musicians from the Greater Chattanooga area, Cleveland and as far away as Conyer, Atlanta and Rome, Ga. under the direction of Frank Hale.   

Averaging 15 concerts a season, Jericho Brass is one of the busiest Brass Bands in the nation.  The band also includes players who contribute their skills as composers and arrangers, providing the band with fresh new charts on a regular basis.

The band will feature two of its Euphonium players, Robert Pendergast and Dan Bowles, performing a duet entitled Brillante – Variations on Rule Britannia at the Feb. 22 concert.  

The seating at the Civic Center is limited, plan to arrive early.


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