Gramercy Brass Band Camp ~ 16th Season
Music Festival Weekend
Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9
After last summer’s successful launch of this new and exciting three day music festival weekend aligned with Gramercy Brass Band Camp (GBBC), we are again presenting an intensive and fast paced weekend brass band experience alongside members of Gramercy Brass Orchestra of NY.
Who should attend?
High School and College students by audio or video audition and a recommendation. Register online and provide application details.
Adults - Alumni, Pros, Semi Pros and avocational players with experience.
Register online and provide application details.
Players of the following instruments should register:
Trumpet and/or Cornet
French Horn and/or Tenor Horn
Here is what you can expect during our GBBC - Music Festival Weekend
Challenging Brass Band Repertoire in a welcoming environment.
Performing alongside principal members of Gramercy Brass Orchestra of NY and GBBC Faculty.
Access to, and working with our special guest artist for the weekend, Guest Conductor and Clinician / Tom Davoren, Internationally Acclaimed Band Conductor, Adjudicator, Composer and Publisher from Wales.
Clinics will also be offered by principal members of Gramercy Brass Orchestra of NY to include:
Max Morden (Principal Cornet Chair) - Prof. of Brass, Caldwell University
Composer, Adjudicator, and Leader of Max’d Out and Rockin Out with Max.
Mike Fahie (Principal Trombone Chair)
Prof. of Trombone - New England Conservatory of Music
Jazz Director - United Nations International School
Innovative Composer and Director of Mike Fahie Jazz Orchestras
Rob Fournier (Principal Euphonium Chair)
Educator, Adjudicator, Broadway and Freelance Musician
Low Brass Doubling Expert
(trombone, bass trombone, baritone, euphonium, tuba)
Details concerning added clinics and schedule will be announced via FaceBook and website updates.
GBBC Music Festival Weekend Schedule
Fri., August 7
4 - 6p / Welcome and Rehearsal Session I
Sat., August 8
8:30a / Coffee and light Breakfast
9:30a / Rehearsal Session II
11:30a / Clinic Session / TBD
12:30p / Lunch Break
1:15p / Rehearsal Session III
2:30p / Clinic Session / TBD
3:30 / Rehearsal Session IV
5p / Depart (Optional Local Dinner)
Sun., August 9
12:30p / Warm up and touch up Session (Youth Camp arrives - T-shirt distribution)
1:30p / Break and T-shirt distribution (Youth Camp warm ups)
2:30p / Photo Session (Everyone)
3:30p / Pre concert light snacks available
4:00p / Brass Spectacular Finale Concert (Everyone)
Gramercy Brass Band Camp and Music Festival Weekend is located at the beautiful air conditioned campus of the Second Reformed Church, 436 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. http://www.secondreformed.org
GBBC has partnered with the Crowne Plaza Hotel in nearby Englewood NJ.
A special GBBC week rate of $109 per day is ready to go. Please check in with us for further details on how this can work with our program.
Have a look at the Crowne Plaza of Englewood NJ
(just minutes from GBBC)
GBBC Music Festival Weekend Fees:
Gramercy Brass Band Camp Music Festival Weekend fee is $199.
Early Registration before June 1 - $159.
Once you have registered via submitting our website form, you will be able to make payments via our PayPal button. You can also send a payment (check) made payable to Gramercy Brass of NY, Inc, to 108 Hillcrest Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753, making GBBC Festival on the subject line
Please address any questions you may have via email to email@example.com.
Updates on schedule, clinics, and Music Festival plans in general can be viewed periodically on our Gramercy Brass Band Camp FaceBook page. Please find us on FB and “like” this page to stay better connected.
We look forward to seeing you and enjoying this very special and unique weekend with you!!
Click Here to Register for Gramercy Brass Band Camp’s
2020 Music Festival Weekend!