The Official Brass Band Of Pennsylvania

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Listening to live music, in addition to being an enjoyable experience, is a worthwhile experience educationally. All River City Youth Brass Band musicians are strongly encouraged to attend as many performances by as many ensembles as possible. It's a growth experience for the listener, and with all the effort in preparation for a performance, it's nice to have a large audience. Here you will find information on upcoming performances by various ensembles. Go see a show. You might find a new ensemble, a new composer, a new style of music, even a new soloist you really enjoy!


River City Brass

Check out the RCB calendar. River City Youth Brass Band musicians may attend any River City Brass subscription series concert free of charge. Each student is entitled to:

* One FREE ticket for him or herself
* $7.00 student ticket for siblings  (with Student ID)
* 50% off family discount.

The card may be used at any of the following concert venues:

  • Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
  • Carson Middle School, McCandless Township
  • Beulah Presbyterian Church, Penn Hills
  • Palace Theater, Greensburg
  • Upper Saint Clair High School, Upper Saint Clair

Present card at the box office, or call (800) 292-7222 to reserve seats.

River City Youth Brass Band musicians are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.


CMU School of Music

The River City Youth Brass Band is partnered with the Carnegie Mellon University School of Music. Visit their website to learn more about upcoming performances:

  • Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic: presenting orchestral music from all eras.
  • Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble: playing classic and contemporary music for wind band.
  • Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble: performing modern classical music.
  • Carnegie Mellon Jazz Ensembles: playing modern big band music.
  • Student Recitals by Carnegie Mellon University students: excellent players in solo recitals

Hear a great concert and support first-rate young musicians.


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is widely considered one of the finest orchestras in the entire world. Check their website for information on upcoming performances.


Pittsburgh Concert Society

The Pittsburgh Concert Society features some of the best solo and chamber music artists from Pittsburgh and beyond. In addition to having information on upcoming concerts, their website features free webcasts of past performances. It's worth a look. Check it out!