Add a little brass to your season!

Each year, tens of thousands of people at home and on the road enjoy the music of River City Brass. Currently, the band has one of the most active schedules among American touring ensembles, performing dozens of concerts on tour each year for community performing arts series, corporate events, major music festivals and more.

The River City Brass’s unique repertoire, virtuoso musicians, and accessible performances make the ensemble an ideal choice for presenters.

The band is also available for performances as an octet, quintet, quartet, and more.

Contact RCB

Linda Reznik, Artist Manager
412-434-7222 x5
412-335-5293
[email protected]

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Residency & Outreach

Educating people about American music is central to the mission of River City Brass. River City Brass is America's only fully professional brass band. The band's accessibility, affordability, and roster of trained and experienced educators ideally position it to offer great engagement and outreach programs to schools and community groups.

  • Side-by-side programs offer students an opportunity to rehearse and perform onstage with the musicians of River City Brass. Up to 100 participants can be accommodated.
  • Masterclasses bring small groups of students together with River City Brass musicians for one-on-one learning. The band also offers clinics that can be designed for students at the elementary, middle, high school and college levels.

 

Technical Requirements

(Full Band)

  • 30-feet wide x 30-feet deep performance space (flexible)
  • Flat, hard stage surface
  • White wash light
  • Four high quality vocal microphones
  • 30 armless, straight-back chairs
  • 35 music stands

Touring Programs

  • Blockbusters & Broadway: Film and stage favorites
  • Christmas Brasstacular: Festive holiday program
  • Celtic Hurricane: Music of Ireland and Scotland, played by our unique fusion of brass, bagpipes, and drums.
  • Big Band Brass: Hot Big Band, Jazz, and Swing
  • Concert in the Park: Summertime favorites for your outdoor venues
  • Star Spangled Brass: Patriotic standards for July and November
  • Brasstacular: A specially selected blend of RCB repertoire
  • 19th Century Brasstacular: Concert from the Sousa Band era with Classics from the early 20th century, in period costume
  • Bollywood Brass: Popular and Classical Bollywood music
     *  Special repertory requests are available  

Each year, tens of thousands of people, at home and on the road, enjoy River City Brass music featuring American Tunes, Big Band Swing, Jazz, Broadway, Hollywood, Bollywood, Classical, Contemporary Masterworks, and Traditional Marches. River City Brass is entertaining, enlightening, funny, thoroughly professional, and family friendly!

The River City Brass Band was SPECTACULAR! Folks are still talking about what a great evening it was. We are certainly looking forward to having them back next year.
— presenter
RCB plays ‘Smoke on the Water’ better than Deep Purple. No kidding. It’s that good.
— patron