Brass in Concert
The 44th Brass in Concert Festival
The organisers of the Brass in Concert Festival are proud to announce that they have put together an outstanding programme of events on this the 16th occasion of its staging at Sage Gateshead.
The partnership between Sage Gateshead and Brass in Concert has been successful in offering access to outstanding facilities and giving opportunities to bands and audience to play and listen to music in its many forms.
Pace and vision have been at the heart of its activities with opening day focussed on youth and education with taster sessions, a concourse by elementary players, the 3rd Youth Brass in Concert Championship, a master class, an international showcase with Krohnengen from Norway and a Gala Concert featuring Tredegar Town and Foden’s bands with guest soloist, Philip Cobb, principal trumpet, London Symphony Orchestra.
The 2nd day sees 11 top class bands in the world competing for the 44th Brass in Concert title in 7 hours of music making of the highest quality.