Archive for the 2016-2017 News Category

In Memorium: Gary Tirey

Gary Tirey, B-Flat Tuba

In Memorium: Gary Tirey#breadcrumb-5c9264525d209 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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