Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 184: Houston Brass Band

The Houston Brass Band performs pop tunes, movie music, and more!

Brass musicians posing on stage
Courtesy of the Houston Brass Band
The Houston Brass Band at the Round Top Festival Concert Hall


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On this episode of Encore Houston, we introduce the Houston Brass Band to the program! We feature highlights from some of their recent concerts.

Music in this episode:

  • JAMES CURNOW: Fanfare and Flourishes
  • PHILIP SPARKE: Jubilee Overture
  • WILLIAM REMMER: Punchinello March
  • DEREK BOURGEOIS: Fantasia on Tico-Tico
  • GIUSEPPE VERDI, arr. Denis Wright: Grand March from Aida
  • CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG, arr. Darrol Barry: “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables
  • SAMUEL BARBER, arr. John Mortimer: Adagio for Strings
  • JOHN WILLIAMS, arr. Stephen Bulla: Suite from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • RANDY EDELMAN, arr. Andrew Duncan: Reunion and Finale from Gettysburg
  • MYKHAILO VERBYTSKY: “Ukraine has not yet perished”
  • TRADITIONAL: Scotland the Brave
    • St. Thomas Episcopal School Pipe Band
  • ARTHUR SULLIVAN: The Lost Chord
    • Bryan Anderson, organ
  • HARRY M. WOODS, arr. Magne Rutle: Side by Side
  • FREDDIE MERCURY, arr. Darrol Barry: Bohemian Rhapsody
  • TOM DAVOREN: Diversions on Calon Lan
    • Ryan Rongone, trombone
  • KENNETH J. ALFORD: Colonel Bogey March
  • Originally aired: 7/2/2022

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.



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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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