Annual Holiday Croissant Concert
with Today's Brass Quintet
The Spirit of the Season
Saturday, December 3rd @ 11:00 AM
“…Today’s Brass Quintet elicits a favorable comparison to that of the Philadelphia Brass Ensemble … both dazzle the listener … both stand as textbook examples of balance and blend.”
~International Trumpet Guild Journal
Kerrytown Concert House is delighted to continue its annual holiday tradition featuring holiday brass arrangements with Today’s Brass Quintet. Enjoy festive brass music spanning four centuries, from Renaissance to Jazz, including holiday favorites with a few surprises thrown in. Following the concert is an opportunity to chat with the artists while enjoying coffee and croissants.
About the ensemble: Today’s Brass Quintet (TBQ) enjoys a reputation as one of the Midwest’s finest artistic ensembles. Since its inception in 1983, TBQ has concertized at a wide variety of festive and educational events. TBQ programs original arrangements from a full spectrum of styles, ranging from the sparkling baroque masterpieces of Bach and Pachelbel to the toe-tapping pleasures of Sousa, Gershwin and Ellington. Interesting commentary familiarizes the audience with the composers and their music, making for delightful entertainment sure to please all ages.
KCH’s Classical Salon presentations are generously supported in part by Genre Underwriters, Maurice & Linda Binkow.
COVID-19 Safety Policy for Indoor Concerts
- Masks are strongly encouraged and available as needed.
- Please do not attend a performance if you are feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID-19.
Joseph DeMarsh, tuba, grew up in suburban Detroit and holds degrees in music education and tuba performance from the University of Michigan School of Music. He has been Principal Tuba with the Flint Symphony Orchestra since 1987 and also performs with the Toledo Concert Band as section leader and soloist. Mr. DeMarsh recently retired from the Ann Arbor Public Schools, where he taught music since 1987, most recently as orchestra director at Tappan Middle School.