RCCA presents Giannini Brass

  • Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Giannini Brass will perform patriotic favorites during a concert at Keppel Auditorium at 3 p.m. March 3.
Giannini Brass will perform patriotic favorites during a concert at Keppel Auditorium at 3 p.m. March 3.

Giannini Brass will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 in Keppel Auditorium on the Catawba College Campus.

The Rowan County Concert Association proudly presents “Pops and Patriotic Favorites.”

The brass ensemble of six is composed of Joe Mount, horn; Ken Wilmot, trumpet; Anita Cirba, trumpet; Salisbury resident Chris Ferguson,trombone; Matt Ransom, tuba; and John R. Beck, percussion.

All are graduates of the North Carolina School of the Arts and perform with many symphony orchestras, chamber music ensembles, jazz ensembles and bands in our state as well as having performances throughout the United States and Europe. Several are music instructors at North Carolina colleges.

Giannini Brass was formed in 1989 and named after Vittorio Giannini, the composer who founded the North Carolina School of the Arts.

They have performed on radio and television and were recently artists in residence for WDAV 89.9.

The audience is sure to have fun with this group known for their cool style, classical elegance and jazzy versatility. It’s a great learning experience for students as well.


Who: Giannini Brass, a six-person brass ensemble

What: Pops and Patriotic Favorites concert

When: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3

Where: Keppel Auditorium on the Catawba College Campus, 2300 W. Innes St.

Tickets: $20 for adults and $5 for student 18 years old and younger

Buy tickets at Belk in the Salisbury Mall, the visitor’s center on East Innes Street, The Literary BookPost on South Main Street and the Keppel box office one hour prior to the show.

They can be purchased online at ww.rccamusic.com.

More info: Call 704-633-1474, visit www.gianninibrass.com or www.rccamusic.com

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