Atlantic Brass Band

2011 & 2012 North American Champions!!

Atlantic Brass Band, founded in 1984, is one of the premiere volunteer performing ensembles in the greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey area. The band is committed to bringing the arts to the community through entertainment, educational collaborations, and fundraising efforts for local schools and charities. Atlantic Brass Band has entertained countless audiences throughout the Delaware Valley.

 
The brass band comprises professional musicians, professors, educators, and community members. Performances throughout the year at events including the International Trumpet Guild Conference, Cape May Victorian Week, the Great American Brass Band Festival and other ceremonies and festivals make this group a favorite throughout the region. The band has also performed internationally with a tour of Italy and two tours of England, and travelled to the Netherlands to compete in the World Brass Band Championship in July, 2013.
 
In recent years, the band has been privileged to work with such distinguished musicians as Brett Baker, Steve Sykes, Gary Cutt, Mark Frost, Ronald Waiksnoris, Tyrone Breuninger, Stephen Bulla, James Gourlay, the Black Dyke Band, Philip Smith, Iain David Culross, Jens Lindemann, Peter Graham, and Dr. Nicholas Childs.The band’s repertoire continues to include a wide variety of solo performances, contest literature, small ensemble works, and a broad selection from opera, jazz, ragtime, Broadway and movie soundtracks, to name a few. The band’s recently recorded their newest CD, The Spirit of Christmas, which was released in 2013.
 
The band has been proud to foster collaborative relationship with other brass bands in our region. In 2006 the band performed along with the Imperial Brass Band and the NY Staff Band at the International Trumpet Guild Conference. In 2012 Atlantic founded the Mid-Atlantic Brass Band Festival at the University of Delaware along with the Chesapeake Silver Brass Band. Later in the year, the band initiated a youth band centered at Rowan University. In 2013 Atlantic founded the Mid-Atlantic Adjudication Festival at Rowan University.
 
Atlantic Brass Band is a British-style brass band, with approximately 30-piece instrumentation. The band is a long-time member of the North American Brass Band Association and are the 2011 & 2012 NABBA Champions.
 
Atlantic Brass Band is the Ensemble-in-Residence at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, and was originally formed as the Wheaton Brass Band by Yorkshire-born Herb Roselle.

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Atlantic Brass Band is a British-style brass band, with approximately 30-piece instrumentation. The band is a long-time member of the North American Brass Band Association. The band has consistently competed in NABBA in the championship division.

ABB is the Ensemble-in-Residence at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, and was originally formed as the Wheaton Brass Band in the early 1980's by Yorkshire-born Herb Roselle.

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