Orange City Arts and Northwestern College to host Boston Brass

Group of brass playersThe Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern College proudly present Boston Brass on April 28, 2023, at Christ Chapel at NWC. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature music performed by Boston Brass. Additionally, several songs will be played by the NWC Symphonic Band and local high school musicians.

For over 30 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements to burning jazz standards and the best of original brass repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment that captivates all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, bridges the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences with great music and boisterous fun. The philosophy of Boston Brass is to provide audiences with a wide selection of musical styles in unique arrangements while maintaining a friendly and fun atmosphere. The quintet plays to audiences at concert halls, educational institutions, and music festivals and regularly collaborates with orchestras, concert and marching bands, organists, jazz bands, and various other ensembles.

The Boston Brass has been featured as educators and performers at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Music Educators National Conference events, American Bandmaster Association Conference, The American Band College, Western International Band Clinic, and at the Texas Bandmasters Association Convention. They have performed in all 50 U.S. states and 30 countries and have conducted masterclasses around the world, including sessions and residencies at the Eastman School of Music, The Juilliard School, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Peabody Conservatory of Music, University of North Texas, Royal Academy of Music in London, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory at the National University of Singapore, and Mahidol University in Bangkok.

Their newest recording "Simple Gifts" features new and exciting classical and jazz arrangements. "Latin Nights" is a collection of some of the greatest classical and jazz works by Latin composers and performers and features the legendary drummer Steve Gadd, the beautiful voice of Talita Real, plus percussion and guitar.

Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students, and $5 for Northwestern students and employees. Tickets are available for purchase online at or at the door. For more information, contact Orange City Arts at or call 712-707-4510.

Participate in music at Northwestern

Northwestern’s music department has a tradition of dynamic performances, outstanding faculty and standout educational experiences in an environment committed to glorifying God. Students can audition for one or more of 10 ensembles, having the opportunity to tour around the world and perform in the award-winning Christ Chapel.