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“Go-Fund-Me” for Dean Appleman

It is with a heavy heart that I report that we have lost one of our greats. Dean Appleman has passed away. Dean was a beloved member of our band and the community as a whole.  The financial burden of Dean’s medical care and now funeral costs

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Friends and Family.

Normally, around this time we would be in the midst of publicizing our annual God and Country Concert; however, these are not "normal" times, and this year event - originally scheduled for March 28 - has been cancelled. So, too, has this year annual shared concert inRead more

In Memorium: Gary Tirey

Gary Tirey, B-Flat TubaIn Memorium: Gary TireyHomeIn 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 Gretchen, his daughter Paige ZilincikRead more

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

Dr. Paul Droste conducting the BBCSurprise!  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 heldRead more

BBC Receives Arts Award Funding from The Columbus Foundation

Columbus Foundation 2016 Community Arts Awards ArticleThe 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: more

2016 Young Artist Competition

BBC Young Artist CompetitionOverview2016 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 notRead more

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.Read more

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 atRead more

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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