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 
Baritone/ Euphonium 
Trombone 
Tuba 
Percussion 

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. 

http://www.tomdavoren.co.uk/ 

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 

Available Accommodations: 

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) 

https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/englewood/engnj/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-CP-_-US-_-ENGNJ 

GBBC Music Festival Weekend Fees: 

Gramercy Brass Band Camp Music Festival Weekend fee is $199. 

Early Registration before June 1 - $159. 

Payments: 

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 jlambert@gramercybrass.org. 

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!