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Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass


Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass 

Maestro Jamie Hafner, Conductor

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      The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass is a brass ensemble comprised of twenty-five talented professional and semi-professional brass and percussion players from the Brevard, Hendersonville, Asheville and Greenville areas. The ensemble’s instrumentation includes trumpets, French horns, euphoniums, trombones, tubas and percussion.

     Conductor Jamie Hafner is a well known musical personality, having most recently served as Director of Bands at Brevard College.  He is Director Emeritus of Bands at The University of Toledo and Director Emeritus of Education at the Brevard Music Center, and has also been an Honorary Fellow in Conducting at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan. Maestro Hafner is currently the conductor of the Brevard Community Band.

     The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass will present its Winter Concert on Friday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. This exciting brass and organ concert will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Brevard and is presented by the FUMC Music Ministry. The program will also feature Brevard FUMC organist Timothy Shepard. The performance is open to the public and is free of charge (donation of $10 suggested).   Parking is available in the lot behind Pad Tai and in College Plaza after business hours. For more information, visit  www.BrevardFUMC.org


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BRSB Winter/Spring Concerts:


                      February 26, 2016          Friday           7:30 p.m.            First United Methodist Church, Brevard

                                                                                                                       325 North Broad Street (across from Brevard College)

                          April 8, 2016                  Friday           7:30 p.m.             Trinity Episcopal Church,  Asheville

                                                                                                                       60 Church Street (downtown Asheville)

                          April 9, 2016                  Saturday       7:00 p.m.             College Walk Retirement Community, Brevard

                                                                                                                        100 North College Row, Brevard


                          April 12, 2016                Tuesday         7:30 p.m.            Porter Center, Brevard College

                                                                                                                        Joint concert with Brevard College Wind Ensemble



  Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass Guild

  Help support  the BRSB by becoming a member of "The Guild".  The Guild is the volunteer support division of the Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass and helps with financial support as well as concert activities.  Guild volunteers help distribute flyers, greet concert-goers and pass out programs at concerts, or other ‘behind the scenes’ jobs that are so essential for a successful concert!  By joining the Guild for a $25 annual contribution*, you will receive the benefits listed below:

  • Reserved seating at select concerts
  • Listing in a concert program
  • Invitations (2) to attend an open rehearsal as special guest of the Music Director

* The BRSB is in the process of applying for our 501(c)(3) Non-Profit designation.  Once our status is approved, all donations will be tax-deductible.  Please see your tax professional for more details.



Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass Concert Sponsors

Corporate or Donor Concert Sponsorships are also available for $500 per concert.  For your generosity, you or your company will receive the valuable benefits listed below:

  • Reserved seating at all concerts
  • Listing in all concert programs as well as on our web page
  • Recognition on our Facebook page and in any print concert advertising
  • Invitations (4) to attend an open rehearsal as special guest of the Music Director
  • Recognition from the podium by our Music Director at the sponsored performance


 We wish to thank these generous Concert Sponsors for their financial support!

Voisin Enterprises LLC

Trinity Episcopal Church, Asheville NC


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Special Thanks to College Walk Retirement Community for providing rehearsal and meeting space for the BRSB


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For BRSB Ensemble Members.........LINK to Rehearsal Schedule:   BRSB Calendar