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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
10:00 A. M.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Our April meeting will feature the OMNI BRASS in a return visit. Founded in 2006 by trombonist, Dr. Karen Marston, the group also includes John Stanley on bass trombone, Jody Ilgenfritz and Kevin Shannon on trumpet and Michael Mizma on percussion.

Since its inception, this ensemble has combined an active freelance career in and around the Houston area with significant recital events focused on expanding the repertoire for brass ensemble. In 2008, they were quarter finalists in the Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition. In 2012, they made their international debut as featured guest artists at Café Corotu, an innovative concert series in Panama City, Panama.

OMNI BRASS released a debut CD, “The Red Album” in 2014. The program on April 8 will feature varied works by composers from Gabrielli and Hindemith to Bernstein and Fats Waller.

Social time begins at 10:00 am and the meeting will begin at 10:30 am.

Gloria Dei Lutheran is located at 18220 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay, 2 blocks south of the Johnson Space Center.

The Houston Symphony League Bay Area (HSLBA) is a dream realized by Fran Strong and Selma Neumann, the first presidents.

Chartered in 1976 under the auspices of the Houston Symphony, its mission is to promote music appreciation and enrichment.

HSLBA presents music programs for all students in CCISD elementary schools.

Membership is open to anyone who wants to enjoy, support or promote the music of the Houston Symphony. Guests are always welcome.

For further information about monthly meetings contact us at 281-488-4459.