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Fri, May 12


Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Iowa Brass @ Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference

Iowa Brass will present an exhilarating concert performance at the annual Iowa Bandmasters Association conference in Des Moines on Friday, May 12th at 3 pm! Featured guest artist John Aley will perform Milestone by Peter Meechan.

Iowa Brass @ Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference
Iowa Brass @ Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference

Time & Location

May 12, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA

About the event

Ladies and gentlemen hold onto your seats because Iowa Brass is back and ready to ignite the stage at the 96th Annual Iowa Bandmasters Conference in Des Moines! We are thrilled and honored to have been invited once again to this prestigious event, marking our eighth appearance in the conference's history.

We have an electrifying program lined up that will leave you on the edge of your seats. Get ready to be blown away by the captivating "Fantasy of Joy" by Fredrick Schjelderup, a piece that will lift your spirits and leave you breathless with its exhilarating melodies of "Ode To Joy" and powerful brass sounds.

And that's not all! We have a special treat in store for our audience as we pay tribute to our founders, Don and Judy Stine, with a dignified march aptly titled "March - Grunder Stine." This march will transport you to a world of nostalgia and gratitude as we honor the legacy of those who have paved the way for Iowa Brass.

Our very own David Lang and Todd Bransky, will take the stage by storm with their dazzling euphonium duet performance of "Brillante" by the renowned Peter Graham. This virtuosic display of talent and skill will leave you in awe, as Lang and Bransky effortlessly navigate through intricate melodies and harmonies, creating a musical experience like no other.

And as the cherry on top, we are thrilled to announce that we have the esteemed John Aley as our featured guest artist, who will be performing the awe-inspiring "Milestone" by the brilliant Peter Meechan. Aley's masterful trumpet playing combined with the powerful and emotive composition by Meechan is a match made in musical heaven, and you won't want to miss this unforgettable performance.

So mark your calendars and get ready for an afternoon of excitement, emotion, and extraordinary music as Iowa Brass takes the stage at the 96th Annual Iowa Bandmasters Conference. Get ready to be transported to a world of musical bliss as we bring our unique blend of talent, passion, and energy to the stage. We can't wait to share this unforgettable experience with all of you! See you there!

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