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SU Brass Ensemble adds April 1 concert to spring lineup
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble (SUBE), directed by James T. Spencer, has added another concert to its 2010 spring series. The award-winning ensemble is invited to play at the annual “Central New York Brass Bash” at G. Ray Bodley High School (6 William Gillard Dr., Fulton) on Thursday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. SUBE will perform alongside two Central Square Brass quintets, the Fulton Brass Ensemble, Cicero-North Syracuse Brass Ensemble and Ithaca College Brass. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (315) 593-5400.
“’The Central New York Brass Bash’ is one of the year’s most popular high school events for brass,” says Spencer. “The program features a variety of large and small groups playing classical, jazz and crossover. We are honored to be a part of this proud tradition.”
Other upcoming SUBE concerts include:
- “Silver Screen Spectacular” at The Palace Theater (2384 James St., Syracuse) on Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m.;
- “BachFest” at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society (3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse) on Friday, March 19, at 7 p.m.;
- SU Showcase in Setnor Auditorium of Crouse College on Monday, April 19, at 8:15 p.m.; and
- a spring pops program at the United Church of Fayetteville (UCF) (310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville) on Sunday, May 23, at 7 p.m.
All concerts are free and open to the public. Donations are accepted at “Silver Screen Spectacular” ($6 family, $5 children and adults, and $2 senior citizens, with proceeds benefitting SUBE) and at the spring pops concert ($8 adults and $6 children, with proceeds benefiting UCF). For more information about SUBE, call (315) 786-2458 or visit Friends of SU Brass Ensemble on Facebook.