The Brass Band of Central Florida
under the music direction and baton of Chad Shoopman,
features Central Floridaís finest brass and
percussion musicians performing in the British
brass band style with a uniquely American twist.
The organization has an active performance
schedule including concerts and competitions nationally
The band competes at the
United States Open Brass Band
and in the Championship section of the
North American Brass Band
world-class soloists including
and Robert Childs
(trumpet), Jay Hunsberger (tuba), Steven Mead
(euphonium) and multi-instrumentalist, Dr. Bill Prince.
Internationally, the BBCF has performed at the
British Open Brass Band Championships in
Birmingham, England, the Brass on Sundays Gala
Concert in Birmingham's Symphony Hall and at the
Brass in Concert Championship
The Sage, Gateshead
in 2006, 2011 and 2014, garnering a tie for first
place in 2011.
and collectively at the Brass In Concert
competitions, the BBCF has won Best Flugelhorn (John Copella)
in 2011, Best
Tenor Horn (Warren Kus) in 2011, and Best Percussion section
in 2006, 2011 and 2014.
The BBCF has also been featured
in gala concerts
of Brass in Concert as well as
concerts in Banbury, Bedlington,
Pershore, and Peterborough.
The BBCF has recorded seven CDs: Brass A-Peel,
íTis a Gift,
Sing, Sang, Sung,
Most Wonderful Time of the Year,
recorded in the historic UK Pershore Abbey in
2011 and their still to be named CD recorded in November of
2014 in Bedlington UK.
The Brass Band of Central Florida is an IRS 501 c (3)
tax-exempt and Florida non-profit corporation.
mission is to promote the British brass band style and
sound and to help preserve the long, colorful history of
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Brass Band of Central Florida