The Chicago Brass Band Competes in the US Open - 11/3/12

The Chicago Brass Band made an impressive debut in its first ever trip to the US
Open Brass Band Championships. The tenth annual edition of the US Open contest
was held November 3rd, 2012, at the Norris Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles, IL.

The Chicago Brass Band took home the prize for "Best March" with a Whit Friday-inspired
performance of Knight Templar. The band placed third in the Music caption and fourth
place overall in the contest, America's premiere "entertainment-style" brass band contest.

The band performed in a variety of configurations, delivering a program on the theme of
"Night," as narrated by British brass legend Frank Renton:

Night Flight to Madrid
Nocturne

(Lieke van Heumen, flugelhorn soloist)
Knight Templar
Nights in Tunisia

Finale from Audivi Media Nocte



For more information about the contest, please visit:

http://www.usopenbrass.org/



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