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Seraph Brass

Seraph Brass 2016 Photo By Hali Rose

SERAPH BRASS is a dynamic brass quintet drawing from a roster of America's top female brass players. Committed to engaging audiences with captivating programming, SERAPH BRASS presents a diverse body of repertoire that includes original transcriptions, newly commissioned works, and well-known classics.

Recently, Seraph commissioned and premiered “Wolf” for solo soprano and brass quintet from Philadelphia-based composer, Joseph Hallman and has had several arrangements made by trumpeter Jeff Luke and composer Thomas Oltarzewski.

Members of Seraph Brass have performed with such esteemed ensembles as the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Musicians from Marlboro, the Luzern Music Festival in Switzerland, National Symphony, Brass Band of Battle Creek, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Daejeon Philharmonic in Korea, and the Auckland Philharmonia in New Zealand. They hold positions in the Richmond Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, Sarasota Opera Orchestra, the Artosphere Orchestra, New Chicago Brass, Tennessee Tech University, and the University of Virginia.

Enthusiastic about education, Seraph has developed strong relationships with Venezuelan “El Sistema” programs in Philadelphia and Washington, DC, performing fundraising concerts for Play-On Philly! and Bridges: Music Through Harmony. Seraph has also taught masterclasses at esteemed universities such as University of Virginia and Rowan University. Additionally, this season they will perform and give masterclasses at several universities, including Stephen F. Austin University, Western Illinois University, Penn State Erie, Piedmont College, and SUNY Cortland.

Upcoming engagements include performances in Florida, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and New York. Seraph is proud to be on the highly acclaimed touring roster of Allied Concert Services and will perform two extensive tours of the MidWest in the 2016-17 Season. Seraph will also be the featured ensemble at the 2017 International Women’s Brass Conference.

Tour Dates

September 19, 7-9PM

Merrill Area Concert Association

High School Auditorium, 1201 N. Sales, Merrill, WI


September 20, 7-9PM 

Hutchinson Concert Association

Highschool Auditorium, 1200 Roberts Rd. SW, Hutchinson, MN


September 21, 7:30-9:30PM 

Sheldon Civic Music Association

Sheldon Community High School Auditorium, 1700 E. 4th St., Sheldon, IA


September 22, 7-9PM

Armstrong Middle School Auditorium, 500 8th Ave. S., St. James, MN


September 23, 7:30-9:30PM

Heartland Concert Association

Park Rapids High School Auditorium, 400 Huntsinger Ave., Park Rapids, MN


September 24, 7-9PM

Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Concert Series

Schwan Center for the Performing Arts, HS, 400 Tiger Drive, Marshall, MN


September 25, 3-5PM

Albert Lea Civic Music

High School Auditorium, 2000 Tiger Ln., Albert Lea, MN


September 26, 7:30-9:30PM 

Tomah Concert Association

Tomah Senior High School Auditorium, 901 Lincoln Ave., Tomah, WI


September 27, 7-9PM 

Dodge County Concert Association

High School Auditorium, 500 Gould Street, Beaver Dam, WI


September 29, 7-9PM 

Lincoln Land Concert Association

Lincoln Christian College Chapel, 100 Campus View Dr, Rt. 10 East, Lincoln, IL


September 30, 7:30-9:30PM

Lakeland Community Concert Association

Performing Arts Center, Warsaw HS, 1 Tiger Lane, Warsaw, IN


October 2, 3-5PM

Fairfield Concert Association

Sondheim Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield, IA


October 3, 7-9PM

Pratt Community Concert Series

PCC Carpenter Auditorium, 348 State Road 61, Pratt KS


October 5, 7-9PM

Gallup Community Concert Association

K Hallaway Auditorium, High School, 1055 Ricco St., Gallup, NM


October 7, 7-9PM 

Fremont County Community Concert Association 

High School Auditorium, 1313 College Ave., Canon City, CO


October 9, 7-9PM

Belle Fourche Area Community Center, 1111 National Street, Belle Fourche, SD


October 11, 7:30-9:30PM 

University of Montana Beier Auditorium, 710 S. Atlantic, Dillon, MT


October 13, 7-9PM 

Kirchhofes Auditorium Dived County HS, 605 4th St. SE, Crosby, ND


October 15, 7:30-9:30PM

James Holwell Auditorium, High School, 301 Brander St., Bottineau, ND


October 17, 7:30-9:30PM 

Heartland Concert Association 

Memorial Auditorium, 216 Dayton Ave., SW, Wadena, MN


October 18, 7-9PM

Mesaba Concert Association

Washington Elementary Auditorium, 600 E. Harvey St., Ely, MN


October 21, 8PM

Jamestown Concert Association

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown, NY


October 22, 7PM

SUNY Cortland Campus Artist and Lecture Series, 21 Graham Ave., Cortland, NY


October 23 3PM

Trinity Concert Series

Trinity Episcopal Church, 227 Sherman Street, Watertown, NY


October 24-25 Residency at Penn State, Erie, PA





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