Gardner-Webb Presents the Triangle Youth Brass Band in Concert

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April 14 show is free and open to the public 

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.— The Gardner-Webb School of Performing and Visual Arts is proud to present the Triangle Youth Brass Band live in concert on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dover Theatre.  The event is free and open to all.

Based in Raleigh, N.C., the Triangle Youth Brass Band was formed in 1997 as an expansion of the Triangle Brass Band’s educational program.  The organization’s two youth bands, the Triangle Youth Brass Band and the Triangle Youth Brass Ensemble, feature nearly 70 of the N.C. Triangle area’s most talented young musicians.

Under director Tony Granados, the Band has earned nine national championships, including six first place honors in the youth division of the North American Brass Band Association Championships. The Band often travels and performs across the U.S., attracting first-rate young musicians from around the world to North Carolina.

In addition to serving as music director of the Triangle Brass Band, Granados is principal tuba in the Tar River Orchestra and Symphonic Band.  He has performed with the North Carolina Symphony, the Roanoke and Wilmington Symphonies, the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, the Carolina Ballet Orchestra and the N.C. Opera Orchestra among others.

More information is available at trianglebrass.org.  For more on the concert, call Dr. Patricia Sparti at 704-406-4453.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University was founded in 1905 and is home to over 4,300 students from 37 states and 21 foreign countries.  Gardner-Webb blends a liberal arts core curriculum with more than 55 major and minor professional programs of study, a comprehensive academic experience grounded in the Christian commitment to service, leadership, and intellectual freedom.