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In Memorium: Gary Tirey

Gary Tirey, B-Flat Tuba

In Memorium: Gary Tirey#breadcrumb-5c447a607eaee li::after { content: "»" }HomeIn Memorium: Gary Tirey It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing Saturday morning of Gary Tirey.  As a Charter Member of the BBC, Gary is part of our family. We mourn and offer our condolences to Gary's wife

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Honoring our Founder on his 80th: Dr. Paul Droste

Dr. Paul Droste conducting the BBC

Surprise!  Dr. Paul Droste, founder of the BBC and its Director Emeritus, celebrated his 80th birthday with a surprise concert and party.  It is certainly appropriate that this important day was highlighted in an article by The British Bandsman. "This past Sunday, a surprise party was held

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BBC Receives Arts Award Funding from The Columbus Foundation

Columbus Foundation 2016 Community Arts Awards Article

The Columbus Foundation announced over $1.2M in grants to local arts organizations.  The Brass Band of Columbus is grateful to be the recipient of this funding.  Thank you. Originally announced on our Facebook page by Christy Farnbauch. Source:  http://columbusfoundation.org/news-reports/news/the-columbus-foundation-announces-more-than-12-million-in-grants-to-local-arts-organizations

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2016 Young Artist Competition

BBC Young Artist Competition

Overview2016 DetailsMap & DirectionsOverview The date and details for the 2016 Young Artist Competition (YAC) have not been set yet.  Please contact the BBCEO Chairperson with any questions or refer to details from the 2015 YAC. 2015 BBC YAC Letter BBC Young Artist Application  - Deadline has not

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2015 Young Artist Competition

Overview2015 DetailsMap & DirectionsOverview April 25, 2015 The Educational Outreach Committee for the Brass Band of Columbus is pleased to announce that the 2015 Young Artist Competition (YAC) will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The Competition will be held at Capital University beginning at 2:00 pm.

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2014 Young Artist Competition

The Winner!Overview2014 DetailsMap & DirectionsThe Winner! The 1st place winner of the 2014 Young Artist Competition is Brandon Davenport, Baritone of Grove City High School.  Brandon redeemed his prize of performing with the BBC one year later at the Tuesdays at Trinity Concert held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at

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Øystein Baadsvik in Concert with BBC

Come and experience the great soloist Øystein Baadsvik as he teams up with the mighty Brass Band of Columbus to present a concert that will range in repertoire from the most gentle songs to full-blown musical pyrotechnics. Pre-sale tickets from a BBC member are $8 for the

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Park of Roses Concert 2012 Moved Indoors

BBC at Park of Roses Concert 17 June 2012

The 2012 Annual Park of Roses Concert (Sunday, 17-June) had to be moved from the lovely bandstand location to the indoor shelterhouse.  However, a nice crowd still managed to join us despite the inclement weather – certainly not the first we dealt with in Columbus in June

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2013 God and Country Concert Date Set

God and Country Concert Logo

Planning is presently underway for the 2013 Salvation Army Columbus God and Country Concert featuring the Brass Band of Columbus and guests the Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army.  The concert — part of the God and Country Festival Weekend— is scheduled for April 6, 2013 at

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