IRON MOUNTAIN - Led by Pine Mountain Music Festival regular trombonist Mark Fry, Third Coast Brass brings its passion and virtuoso playing to the U.P. on Friday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.
The concert features the overture from Mozart's The Magic Flute, Sibelius' "Andante Festivo," Broughton's "Three American Portraits," Sondheim's "Send in the Clowns" from A Little Night Music, as well as other pieces.
All five members hold positions in prestigious ensembles such as Omaha Symphony Orchestra, "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra.
Individually, they have also performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Third Coast Brass is dedicated to performing new masterpieces, as well as standard and rarely-heard classics of the brass quintet repertoire.
Tickets for this event are $20 for adults and $10 for children and students. Tickets are available at Cuisine Art and Dickinson Area Partnership in Iron Mountain, by calling 877-746-3999, or at the door.
Pine Mountain Music Festival presents a season of opera, classical and popular music each June-July in the Dickinson County area, the Marquette area, the Keweenaw Peninsula, and other towns in the Upper Peninsula.
Headquartered in Hancock, it is supported by donations, ticket sales and grants. For more information on the 2012 festival season visit www.pmmf.org or call 888-309-7861; for tickets, call 1-877-746-3999.