|A Nebraska Brass Christmas|
October 31, 2011
For Immediate Release
A Nebraska Brass Christmas
Lincoln, NE - Celebrate the holiday season with music at "A Nebraska Brass Christmas," the second concert series in the 2011-2012 Nebraska Brass season. At its most popular event of the year, the Nebraska Brass will perform traditional holiday favorites and lively arrangements sure to warm the hearts of audiences on even the coldest Nebraska nights.
The Nebraska Brass, founded in 1987, includes members Dean Haist, trumpet; Brad Obbink, trumpet; Richard Ricker, horn; Nancy Vogt, trombone; and Ken Kielniarz, tuba. In addition to performing five sets of concerts each season, the Nebraska Brass provides educational outreach to elementary school students through its Brass Goes to School program.
Music selections for these festive concerts will include Joy to the World, a popular Christmas carol arranged by Keith Snell; settings of The Light Descending, Good King Wenceslas, and Sing We Noel by Gwyneth Walker; "St. Mark" Sonata by Tomaso Albinoni arranged by David Hickman; Wexford Carol; a traditional Irish carol arranged by Tim Fisher; O Come All Ye Faithful by Chuck Marohnic arranged by Sam Pilafian; Deck the Halls, a traditional Welsh carol arranged by Robert Elkjer; The Christmas Song by Mel Torme arranged by Richard Ricker; We Three Kings by John Hopkins arranged by Gary Shlecta; Christmas Time Is Here by Vince Guaraldi arranged by Jay Pralle; and We Wish You a Merry Christmas, a traditional carol arranged by John Rutter.
Sunday, November 27, 2011, 3:00 PM - Trinity United Methodist Church, Grand Island, NE
Thursday, December 1, 2011, 7:30 PM - First Lutheran Church, Blair, NE
Friday, December 2, 2011, 7:30 PM - Underwood Hills Presbyterian Church, Omaha, NE
Friday, December 9, 2011, 7:30 PM - Minden Opera House, Minden, NE
Sunday, December 11, 2011, 3:00 PM - Church of the Holy Trinity, Lincoln, NE
Thursday, December 15, 2011, 7:30 PM - Salem Lutheran Church, Fremont, NE
Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (65+) in Lincoln and Omaha. For Grand Island, Blair, and Fremont, the cost is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors. Students with Student Identification gain free admission at all concert locations. Season passes for five admissions are also available for $67.50 (adults) or $54 (seniors). These admissions may be used for any combination of concerts. Advance tickets purchases may be made through the Nebraska Brass business office at (402) 477-7899, or email@example.com.
Tickets to the concert in Minden are $15 and only available through the Minden Opera House at (308) 832-0588.
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