Black Dyke Mills Brass Band (BDM) from England, considered
one of the most well-known brass bands in the world, will
make a rare, three-day U.S. visit this year, including
a stop at UD–the only one at a university.
free clinic and demonstration–designed especially for
college, adult, community and brass band musicians–will
be presented from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, in Loudis
Recital Hall of the Amy E. du Pont Music Building.
is limited. For free, advanced issue clinic tickets or
additional information on the visit, call 738-2233 or
send e-mail to [firstname.lastname@example.org].
sponsored by the University of Delaware Department of
Music and the Chesapeake Brass Band, features Nicholas
Childs, conductor; Roger Webster, cornet; Brett Baker,
trombone; and David Thornton, euphonium.
founding in the early 19th century, the Black Dyke Mills
Brass Band has acquired a reputation for worldwide tours,
including concerts and numerous recordings. The organization
has rehearsed in the same band room since 1855.
the Canadian Brass, BDM is probably the most famous brass
band in the world and has made numerous recordings. Currently,
the ensemble offers 20 recordings, ranging from Christmas
Variations and Great British Marches to Sacred
Symphonies and Spectacular Classics.
information on the Black Dyke Mills Brass Band, visit
its web site at [www.black dykeband.co.uk].