Big Horn Brass Concert

Big Horn BrassThey’re baaaaack! One of Portland’s greatest brass ensembles returns for a spring-time concert as eclectic as it will be electric. From classical to classic movie music, don’t miss the only spring concert by the legendary Big Horn Brass on Sunday, May 20 at 3 pm.

This concert brings together the fifteen-member Big Horn Brass, under the leadership of David Bryan and Andrew Harris at the First United Methodist Church at 1838 SW Jefferson Street in Portland. Concert selections will range from John Williams and George Gershwin to The Beatles and Leonard Bernstein.

The Big Horn Brass was founded in 1983 by Andrew Harris. Members of the group come from symphonies and brass bands from all around the area. The group performs a wide variety of music including classical, romantic, renaissance, ragtime, marches, brass band, patriotic and movie music.

The first half features:
Fanfare by John Cheetham
Lulu is Gone Quickstep and Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair by Stephen Foster
Theme from Silverado by Bruce Broughton
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin
Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
A Beatles medley

In the second half:
Canzon a 12 by Giovanni Gabrieli
Two selections from Lieutenant Kije by Sergei Prokofiev
Funeral March from Die Gotterdammerung by Richard Wagner
Themes from Jurassic Park and The Lost World by John Williams
Walk Like an Egyptian by Liam Sternberg

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and are available at http//www.bighornbrass.org. For more information on The Big Horn Brass, contact Andrew Harris at 503-866-0901.

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