Friday, March 27 at 7:30pm
Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, Concert Hall
221 Columbia Avenue, Holland, MI 49423
** Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. For more information on the Hope College response to the virus, please visit hope.edu/coronavirus. **
For over 30 years, Spanish Brass has been one of the most highly regarded brass ensembles in the world. In 1996 they won First Prize in the highly prestigious Narboone (France) International Brass Quintet Competition.
In 2017 they were named the most influential musical artists in Spain. They have performed around the globe at some of the greatest venues and have over 20 critically-acclaimed recordings.
“Spanish Brass dazzled us with daunting passages fearlessly flown across the stage, brilliant color, and comedic moments that endeared each one of them to their audience.” —Sarasota Herald Tribune
“They are one of the world's finest brass quintets ranking up there with Empire Brass, Canadian Brass and American Brass.” —Greg Alley, New York Brass Conference
“Spanish Brass has earned an international reputation for the quality of its playing, reaching across boundaries of geography and style . . . Their enthusiasm, and their commitment to their musical cause, made them the best kind of ambassadors.” —Louisville Courier Journal
“There was a real air of anticipation as the large audience streamed into the Campus Center Auditorium . . . Spanish Brass did not disappoint . . . energetic, precise . . . keeping the tension just right and never losing that tightness and drive.” —International Trumpet Guild Journal
“Of all the 1st Prize winners of the Narbonne Competition, Spanish Brass is the best since the competition was founded in 1986.” —Bernard Soustrot
“Spanish Brass worked their magic from the opening chords.” —The Brass Gazette