The Chestnut Brass Company in Concert at Carpenter Center
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The last date listed for The Chestnut Brass Company in Concert was Sunday April 1, 2007 / 2:00pm.
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Garrison Keillor put it best when he said: "I want to hear them singing the rest of my life." He was referring to Robin and Linda Williams, the husband-and-wife folk duo from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. It's hard to know what's more evocative -- their charged lyrics or their brilliant harmonies, polished to perfection after decades of performance. Regardless of the precise nature of their magic, the couple has enchanted audiences everywhere they go, including appearances on A Prairie Home Companion, performances at The Grand Ole Opry and tours with the likes of Mary Chapin Carpenter and Emmylou Harris. Now they come to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center for a distinctive concert of their very best folk, bluegrass and country music. Learn More
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This event had a special draw for me. My fourteen year old Grandson plays trumpet in his high school marching band and obviously enjoys it as he does it with so much style. I knew that he might not know anything about the instruments history....and I certainly didn't. I couldn't purchase the three tickets fast enough....one for Cody, his mother and myself. Not only were we given the history of all the wind instruments but the wonderful musicians in this group of five played the music of the time period on those instruments!
Thank you Goldstar for making this opportunity for learning and enjoying great music available to us.
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- “The Chestnut Brass Company turned in a delightful performance and had the audience alternately laughing and applauding. Truly a world-class ensemble.” --<em>Roanoke Times & World News</em>
The Grammy winning Chestnut Brass Company was founded in 1977 to advance the art and skills of musical performance and the knowledge and understanding of musical history with an emphasis on brass instruments. By presenting performances featuring brass music of all eras, the ensemble strives to reflect the tradition and spirit of brass instruments.