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Brass At Sea With Westwind Brass


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Dec 12 - May 7, 2017[days & times]
  • WHERE Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 North Harbor Dr., San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $10 - $90

The Westwind Brass, San Diego's premier professional brass ensemble, and the San Diego Maritime Museum cordially invite you to come and explore music through the lens of history, in a truly unique and beautiful setting!

In a new series of concerts aboard the Steam Ferry Berkeley, this world class ensemble will bring together performance, dialogue, wit and fellowship to take you on a journey through the ages. Set against the stunning backdrop of the San Diego Harbor, in the Romantic era ballroom of this beautiful historical landmark, this series promises to be a journey for audiences of all ages!"

The Westwind Brass Ensemble, in residence at the San Diego State University School of Music and Dance, includes include Elizabeth Howard, John Wilds and Karl Soukup (trumpets), Barry Toombs (horn), Eric Starr (trombone) and Bryan Smith (tuba).

The final three events for the 2017 season include the:

Season of Lights. Featuring a musical celebration of holidays, with a few old favorites, new classics and perhaps a few surprises along the way! Includes a festive sing along with guest artists on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

100 Years of Original Brass Works. If you think brass compositions ended with Sousa, think again! Come hear contemporary interpretations of the sounds of brass ensemble, from the playful to the somber as we highlight works by Malcolm Arnold, Anthony Dilorenzo, Eugene Bozza, Anthony Plog, Witold Lutoslawski, Peter Schickele and Bruce Broughton. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

American Jazz with Pacific Blast. The grand finale to the season celebrates a West Coast twist on that most iconic of American art forms: jazz. We will shake it up and cool it down with compositions from Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, to Miles Davis and a whole lot in between. Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Price information: $10 + $1.50 fee (Students, Seniors and Military w/ID), $20 + $2 fee (Museum Members) $25 + $2.25 fee (General Admission). Full series subscriptions are available for $70 + $4.50 fee) (Maritime Museum Members) and $90 + $5.50 fee (General Admission).

Tickets available on TicketLeap.

Location: Maritime Museum of San Diego - Steam Ferry Berkeley

For more information: Contact Westwind Brass
619-665-9125 or email:

For media inquiries: Contact SJF Communications;
408-398-5940 or email:

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The Westwind Brass exists to broaden and enrich the musical legacy of local, national and international audiences through performance and educational services featuring brass instruments and music.

Westwind Brass musicians perform in various configurations of featuring the unique timbre of brass instruments and performing the brass repertoire at a high artistic level. Westwind Brass is a 501(c) (3) Public Benefit Corporation. For more information, visit the Guide Star website.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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