Hundreds of musicians will make their way to Fort Wayne this week for the North American Brass Band Championships. Nearly 30 brass bands will compete in the two-day contest at the Embassy Theatre and Auer Auditorium.
March 10, 2015
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The best brass bands in all the land will compete in the 2015 North American Brass Band Championships in Fort Wayne from March 13-14.
The two-day contest welcomes 28 brass bands and over 900 musicians from across the United States and Canada. Bands will compete in six sections (classes) for a chance to take home championship honors. Performances will be held at the Embassy Theatre and Auer Auditorium.
The general public is invited to attend both championship days. Tickets are $25 for two-day adults; $15 for two-day seniors; and $10 for two-day teachers and students.
The championships were brought to Fort Wayne by Visit Fort Wayne and the Old Crown Brass Band, who will also compete in the open section on Friday evening.
For more information on the 2015 North American Brass Band Championships, contact Dave Jones, Old Crown Brass Band member at (260) 710-2908, or find a full list of bands and performance schedule here: http://www.visitfortwayne.com/includes/content/docs/media/DJ-NABBA-2015-Info.pdf
Visit Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to expand Fort Wayne's economy by attracting convention and leisure visitors. Each year, millions of dollars from visitor spending generate increased commerce, sustained jobs and enhancement of Fort Wayne's image.
Source: Visit Fort Wayne