Brass Bands in North America

An extensive list of Brass Bands in the United States and Canada, with links where available. Mostly British or American (19th Century) style. Plus some global sites.

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  1. Advocate Brass Band (George Foreman), 330 S. Fourth St., Danville, KY Kentucky 40422
  2. Allegheny Brass Band. Pittsburgh PA Pennsylvania (412) 486-1888
  3. All-Star Brass and Percussion (Eric Aho), 25 East Mound St., Canal Winchester, OH Ohio 43110. Email.
  4. Americus Brass Band, Long Beach, CA California
  5. Ameriikan Poijat (Boys of America) (Paul Niemisto) St.Olaf College, Northfield, MN Minnesota 55057 Email
  6. Armory Band. Redlands CA
  7. Ashtabula Brass Band, Ashtabula OH Ohio
  8. Athena Brass Band (Anita Cocker-Hunt) Montgomery Village MD Maryland 
  9. Atlantic Brass Band (Salvatore Scarpa) 11 Catawba Ave, Newfield, NJ New Jersey 08332. Email.
  10. Austin Brass Band. Austin TX Texas.
  11. Bainbridge Brass Band, Bainbridge College, Bainbridge, GA Georgia 31717
  12. Beck's Band (Bob Philbin) aka the Philadelphia Beck's Brigade Band. Philadelphia PA 856 392-3705.
  13. Belle City Brassworks Brass Band. 1017 Virginia Street, Racine, WI Wisconsin 53405
  14. Benfield Brass Band (George Payne) 420 West Greenwood Road. Linthicum Heights, MD Maryland 21090
  15. Big River Brass Band, Davenport IA Iowa
  16. Billtown Brass (Rick Coulter) Williamsport PA Pennsylvania
  17. Bloomington Brass Band (Alan Olson) 401 S. Madison, Bloomington, IN Indiana 47403. Email.
  18. Brass Band Northwest (Judson Jay Scott) c/o First Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA Washington 98004
  19. Brass Band of Battle Creek 766 Kalamazoo, Marshall, MI Michigan 49068. 616 789-2222.
  20. Brass Band of Central Florida (Michael Garasi) Orlando FL Florida
  21. Brass Band of Central Illinois (Dr. Sharon Huff) Bloomington, IL 61701. 630 665-4213
  22. Brass Band of Columbus (Tim Jameson) 5989 Pondview Court, Hilliard OH Ohio 43026
  23. Brass Band of Huntsville. 4005 Belle Grove Dr. Huntsville, AL Alabama 35802. 256 650-0345, 256 682-1437. bbofh (at) bellsouth.net
  24. Brass Band of Minot (Dr. Shelley Smithwick) 105 2nd Avenue Street SE, Minot, ND North Dakota 58701 (701 839-1993) Email.
  25. Brass Band of the Piedmont. NC North Carolina
  26. Brass Band of Nashville (Andy Corum) Nashville TN Tennessee
  27. Brass Band of the Tri-State (Chip Lewis) 2430 Lynnhaven Ct, Ashland KY Kentucky 41101
  28. Brass Band of the Western Reserve (Keith Wilkinson), Cleveland-Akron, OH Ohio
  29. Brass of the Potomac Washington DC
  30. Brassworks Centennial Band (Steve Call) 731 N. 1220 E, Provo, UT Utah 84606
  31. Brio Brass. Twin Cities, MN Minnesota
  32. British Brass Band Society of Louisiana, Shreveport LA Louisiana
  33. Brushy Creek Brass Band, Round Rock TX Texas.
  34. Buffalo Silver Band (Pim Liebmann), 347 Brentwood Rd, Buffalo, NY New York 14226
  35. Camp Reynolds Regimental Brass Band, (Arlen Philpott) 39 Merwin Ave. Fairfax, CA California 94930. Email.
  36. Capital Brass! 48 Deerhaven Lane Rennssealer, NY 12144 (Albany, NY) 518-286-3148
  37. Capital City Brass Band (James R. Schoensee) 1949 Tamarisk, East Lansing, MI Michigan 48823
  38. Carter Mountain Brass Band (John Beyrent) NH New Hampshire. Email: cartermt (at) together.net
  39. Celebration Brass Band (Keith Miland) celebrationbrassband@gmail.com
  40. Centennial Brass Band (Jon Hall) Portland ME.
  41. Central Michigan University Brass Band (Dennis L. Horton) Mount Pleasant MI Michigan
  42. Central Ohio Brass Band (Jessica Sneeringer) 5894 Westbend Dr., Galloway, OH Ohio 43119, 614 937-8970
  43. Chapel Brass (Keith Wilkinson) Columbus OH Ohio.
  44. Charleston Brass Band, Charleston, WV West Virginia
  45. Chesapeake Silver Cornet Brass Band (Richard Fischer) 44 Silverwood Blvd, Newark, DE Delaware 19711
  46. Chester Brass Band, PO Box 734, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0
  47. Chicago Brass Band (Colin Holman) PO Box 293, Glenview, IL Illinois 60025. (847) 577-9545. Email.
  48. Cincinnati Brass Band (Anita Cocker Hunt) 5593 Autumn Wynd Dr, Milford OH Ohio 45150
  49. Clack Valves and Cornets Steam Band, Diamondhead, MS Mississippi
  50. Classic Brass. (Adam Crowe) Willimantic CT Connecticut
  51. Clinch River Brass, (Lloyd Farrar) PO Box 637, Norris TN Tennessee 37828
  52. Commonwealth Brass Band (J. Jerome Amend), PO Box 3181, Louisville, KY Kentucky 40201
  53. Congress Street Brass Band (Nan Lacorte) 37 Acorn Lane, Cape May Court House, NJ New Jersey, 08210, (609) 463-0243.
  54. Crossroads Brass Band of Central Indiana (Donald Bookout) Franklin College, Franklin Indiana. Email: dwbookout (at) comcast.net
  55. Danbury Brass Band (Alan Raph) Danbury, CT Connecticut
  56. Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band PO Box 12403, Atlanta, GA Georgia 30355. (404) 315-0709
  57. Derby City Brass Band (John Jones) 3918 Poplar Level Road, Louisville, KY Kentucky 40213. 502-499-7577. jrjone02 (at) bellsouth.net.
  58. Dodworth Saxhorn Band (Mike Deren) P.O. Box 130412, Ann Arbor, MI Michigan. (734) 663-9634
  59. Dominion Brass Band (Thomas E. Palmatier), Bldg 9, Fort Monroe, VA Virginia 2365
  60. Dublin Cornet Band (American-style) Dublin OH
  61. Dublin Silver Band (British-style) Tim Jameson, Dublin OH
  62. Eastern European Balkan Brass Band, Brooklyn, NY New York 917-497-7852
  63. Eastern Iowa Brass Band (Casey Thomas) PO Box #3, Mt Vernon IA 52314 Iowa
  64. East Woodstock Cornet Band, East Woodstock CT Connecticut
  65. Eighth Regiment Band of Rome, Georgia (John Carruth) PO Box 2593, Rome GA Georgia 30164. (706) 232-4567
  66. European Brass Band (Nick Timko) Endicott NY New York. ntimkojr (at) stny.rr.com
  67. Farragut Brass Band, PO Box 10633, Bainbridge WA Washington 98110
  68. Federal City Brass Band, (Jari Villanueva) 124 Maiden Choice Lane, Baltimore, MD Maryland 21228. (410) 744-7708
  69. Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach (Lawrence J. Beadle) 1611 Perry Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina, 29577 (843) 238-3366.
  70. First Brigade Band, Heritage Hall, 504 S. 4th St., Watertown, WI Wisconsin 53094. (920) 262-1864
  71. Five Lakes Silver Band, Rochester MI Michigan
  72. Fountain City Brass Band (Dr. Joe Parisi) 5405 Harrison Street, Kansas City, MO Missouri 64110. 816 444-3632
  73. Freedom Brass Band. 47 Dodge Avenue, Akron, OH 44302 (330) 535-7327
  74. Free State Brass Band. Lawrence Kansas KS
  75. Frontier Brigade Band (Terry Theiss) 4103 Lexington Parkway, Colleyville, TX Texas 76034. (817) 571-4393
  76. Georgia Brass Band (Joe Johnson, Christopher Priest) 458 Plasamour Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA Georgia 30324. (770) 978-3987.
  77. Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Brass Band (Dr. Tom Gibson) Kennesaw, GA Georgia
  78. Golden State British Brass Band (Jack Hollander) 2070 E. Cienega Ave. Covina, CA California 91274. (626) 339-2414 
  79. Gospel Brass Band (Dick Stockton) 822 Hanna Drive, Charleston, WV West Virginia 25312
  80. Gramercy Brass Orchestra, New York, NY New York
  81. Great Western Rocky Mountain Brass Band, Silverton CO Colorado
  82. Green Mountain Brass Band (formerly the Vermont Catamont Brass Band) PO Box 683, Stowe, VT Vermont 05672. (802) 253-2539
  83. Griffon Brass Band (David Martin) Montreal Quebec Canada. Email. daviv (at) vdn.ca
  84. Hannaford Street Silver Band, 42 Frater Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4C 2H6
  85. Heartland Brass (Karen Weisman) San Diego CA California
  86. Henderson State University Brass Band, Arkadelphia, AR Arkansas 71999
  87. Heritage Brass Band of Dallas, Dallas TX Texas
  88. Hickman Brass (Felton Hickman) Reno NV Nevada (775) 475-2200.  felthick (at) outlawnv.com
  89. Highline Silver Cornet Band (Marc Horovitz) 6862 E. Center Ave. Denver CO  Colorado 80224
  90. Houston Brass Band (James McAdams) P.O.Box 981011, Houston, TX 77098-8011. (713) 302-7643.
  91. Humboldt Bay Brass Band, (Gilbert Cline) Dept of Music, Humboldt State Univ., Arcata, CA California 95521. Email: gdc1 (at) humboldt.edu
  92. Hungry March Band (TaraFire Ball) Brooklyn, NY New York
  93. Illinois Brass Band ( Stephen Squires) 619 Downing Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048-3708
  94. Imperial Brass Band (Patrick Burns) 103 Hawthorne Ave, Nutley NJ New Jersey 07110. Email
  95. Independent Silver Band (William Reynolds) 800 Magnolia Mt. Vernon, IL Illinois 62864. 618-242-1537 wmlreynolds <at> aol.com
  96. Intrada Brass (Bram Gregson) P.O. Box 41065, 4141 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4X9 . Email.
  97. James Madison University Brass Band (Kevin J. Stees) Harrisonburg, VA Virginia 22807
  98. James Madison University Honors Youth Brass Band
  99. Jericho Brass Band (Dan Bowles) Salvation Army Citadel Corps, 1019 N. Moore Rd., Chattanooga TN Tennessee. 423 855-0401.
  100. Joyous Brass, Sacramento CA California
  101. Kincardine Brass Band (Nancy Ross) Kincardine Ontario Canada. Email: naross (at) hurontel.on.ca
  102. Kissmah Brass Band, 505 598-0887, Farmington NM New Mexico
  103. Kirkland Lake Brass Band. 7 Kirkland Street in Kirkland Lake, Northeastern Ontario, Temiskaming District, Canada
  104. Lake Wobegon Brass Band (Charles Olson) 1156 Fifth Ave S, Anoka MN Minnesota 55303
  105. Lambertville Brass Lambertville NJ
  106. L.A. Metro Brass Band (Ivor Bosanko) Los Angeles CA California (310) 427-7394
  107. Lancaster British Brass Band (Rick Staherski) 2291 Bob White Lane, Lancaster, PA 17601. 717-569-3520
  108. Las Vegas Brass Band, contact Pete Cooper 2780 Duneville Street, Las Vegas NV Nevada 89146. 702 373-4476
  109. Lexington Brass Band (Ronald W Holz, Skip Gray), 520 North Lexington Ave, Wilmore, KY Kentucky 40390
  110. Little Mountain Brass Band, Vancouver, British Columbia (Jim Littleford). Email.
  111. Logan Guard, 46th PA Pennsylvania Regiment Band. Altoona, PA Pennsylvania. (Richard Long). 
  112. Madison Brass Band, Madison WI Wisconsin. (608) 221-0720
  113. Maple Leaf Brass Band (David Druce) 1473 Blohm Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4P5 Email.
  114. Massanutten Brass (Kevin Stees) Massanutten VA Virginia
  115. Metropolitan Silver Band (Ken Allen) 56 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario. M5C 2Z3 Canada. 416 757-8697.
  116. Mill Creek Colliery Band. Edmonton Alberta Canada. Email: info (at) millcreekbrass.ca
  117. Milwaukee Festival Brass (Dr. Patricia Backhaus), PO Box 13533, Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin 53213. (414) 778-0079
  118. Mission Hill Brass Band, St. Albert, Alberta. Canada.
  119. Mississippi River Brass Band. 45 Holiday Drive, Hannibal, MO Missouri 63401. (573) 221-6278
  120. Mississippi Swing! Brass Band (David Schommer) 1002 Longwood Place, Clinton, MS 39056. 601 951-9091.
  121. Montclair State University Brass Band (Jason Ham) Montclair NJ
  122. Motor City Brass Band (Craig Strain) Clarenceville High School, 20155 Middlebelt Rd. Livonia, MI Michigan 48152-2090. (248) 559-2095. 
  123. Mountain State Brass Band (Ronnie Ingle) 419 Oakdale Avenue, South Charleston, WV West Virginia 25303. 304 744-8772. Email.
  124. Natural State Brass Band (Rusty Morris) Little Rock, AR Arkansas. 501 765-1638.
  125. Nebraska Czech Brass Band
  126. New Amsterdam Brass Band, New York NY
  127. Newberry's Victorian Cornet Band (Michael O'Connor) 605 Rock Creek Ford Road, Gettysburg, PA Pennsylvania 17325
  128. New England Brass Band Boston MA Massachusetts Email.
  129. New Mexico Territorial Brass Band (Ralph Harris) 1216 Stutz Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 87112. 505 291-8276.
  130. North Carolina Brass Band.
  131. North Carolina State University British Brass Band (Robert B. Petters), PO Box 7311, Price Music Center, Raleigh, NC North Carolina 27695
  132. Northern Michigan Brass Band. Gaylord, MI Michigan
  133. Northwinds Brass Band (Jim Potter) 1800 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI  54868
  134. Oakland Brass Band. 2303 Village Woods Dr, Grand Blanc MI 48439
  135. Ohio Valley British Brass Band (Ed Nickol), Dayton, OH Ohio. EdNickol (at) aol.com
  136. Old Arizona Brass Band - 4th Cavalry Regimental Band AZ Arizona
  137. Old Crown Brass Band (Steve Rhodes) Fort Wayne IN Indiana
  138. Olde Towne Brass (Bob Baccus) 2970 High Mountain Road, Huntsville, AL Alabama 35811 (256-534-4857)
  139. Old Pueblo Brass Band, 8060 22nd St #112, Tucson, AZ Arizona 85710
  140. Oregon Brass Society Eugene OR Oregon
  141. Orillia Silver Band, Ontario Canada
  142. Oshawa Civic Band (Rita Arendz) 298 Park Road South  Oshawa, ON  Ontario L1J 4H5
  143. Ozark Mountains Brass Band, Rogers, AR Arkansas. Email.
  144. Pacific Brass Band. (Gonzalo 'Bert' Viales) 505-9 West St, Salinas, CA 93901. Watsonville, California.
  145. Penn View Brass Band (John Shaw) Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania
  146. 28th Pennsylvania Regimental Brass Band Philadelphia PA
  147. Perseverance Brass Band (Kid Dutch) P.O. Box 848 Goldenrod, FL Florida 32733 USA
  148. Petersham Brass Band (Bob Laford), Petersham MA Massachusetts USA. Email.
  149. Philadelphia German Brass Band (Pete Palan) 1353 Fitzwatertown Road, Roslyn PA 19001. 215 657-1838.
  150. Pikes Peak Brass Band (formerly the Fountain Creek Brass Band) Colorado Springs, CO Colorado.
  151. Plumbing Factory Brass Band (Dr. Henry Meredith) 15088 Medway Road, R.R. #1, Arva, Ontario, Canada N0M 1C0. Email.
  152. Prairie Brass Band (Dallas Niermeyer) 703 W. Rockwell, Arlington Hts, IL Illinois, 60003. Email.
  153. President Lincoln's Own Band ( Don Johnson, Artistic Director) 715 Frank Lee Ln. Raywick, Ky. 40060. 270-699-5764. Email.
  154. Princeton Brass Band (Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen) Princeton Church of Christ, 33 River Road, Princeton, NJ New Jersey 08540. (609) 895 5504. Email: sallen (at) rider.edu.
  155. Pulaski Brass Band. Webster, MA Massachusetts
  156. PugetBrass (Dr John Falskow) 6212 152nd Pl SE, Snohomish WA 98296, 425 773-2225.
  157. Purchase College Brass Band (Graham Ashton) NY New York
  158. Queen City Brass Band (Dr. John R. Harding) 11031 Middle Acres Road, Charlotte, NC North Carolina 28213. (704) 596-6790. QCCB (at) mindspring.com
  159. Queen City Brass Band (Dennis Weist) 120 Orchard Crescent, Regina, Saskatchawan S4S 5B6 Canada
  160. Regimental Volunteer Band of Wisconsin, S.52 W.34133 Moraine Hills Drive, Dousman, WI Wisconsin 53118 . Email.
  161. Renaissance Brass Band (William Fedor) 19757 North Mountain Saga, Surprise, AZ Arizona 85374
  162. River Brass (formerly Bend in the River Brass) (Danny Humphries, Faril Bunner) Castle High School, Newburgh IN
  163. River City Brass Band (Denis Colwell), P.O. Box 6436, Pittsburgh, PA Pennsylvania 15212 (412) 322-7222
  164. Rockville Brass Band (Nigel Horne) Rockville, MD Maryland
  165. Rocky Mountain Brassworks c/o Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities, PO Box 681, Broomfield, CO Colorado 80038-0681. 303 460-6800.
  166. Rohrersville Cornet Band, Washington County MD Maryland
  167. Roman Festival Brass, PO Box 1071, Rome, GA Georgia 30120. (706) 235-7231. Email.
  168. Rupertsland Brass Band (Graham Bruce) 175 Woodlawn Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2M 2P7.  204 253-0894 Email: gbruce (at) pembinatrails.ca
  169. St Johns River City Brass Band 8159 Arlington Expressway, Suite 28 Jacksonville, FL 32211. 904 355-4700
  170. Saint Louis Brass Band (Dr. Colin Holman) 348 Mason Ridge Drive, St. Charles, MO Missouri 63304. (314) 995-4955. Email.
  171. Salem County Brass Society, (Charles H. Musser) Carneys Point NJ New Jersey (609) 299-6239
  172. Salt River Brass Band, 2517 N 7th St, Phoenix AZ Arizona 85006
  173. Salvation Army Bands (The Brass Crest)
  174. Saskatoon Brass Band, 567 Adilman Dr, Saskatoon S7K 6E8
  175. Saxton Cornet Band (Bill Gay), 107 Lafayette Dr., Frankfort, KY Kentucky 40601
  176. Scioto Valley Brass and Percussion (Carol M. Hayward) 2700 E Dublin-Granville Rd, Columbus, OH Ohio 43231
  177. Screamers & Lyric Brass Band (inactive, Tom Myers), 5473 E Butte St, Mesa AZ 85205, 510-589-5265. Email.
  178. Sheldon Theater Brass Band (James Kurschner), 948 Burton St, Red Wing, MN Minnesota 55066
  179. ShowMe Brass. PO Box 7043, Columbia MO Missouri 65205.
  180. Silicon Valley Brass Band (Steve Barnhill) Santa Clara CA
  181. Silverton Brass Band. Silverton CO Colorado
  182. Smoky Mountain Brass Band (Ken Kroesche) PO Box 1467 Lake Junaluska, NC North Carolina 28786. Email.
  183. Southerners British Brass Band (Jerome Edwards) 650 15th St, NW Naples FL Florida 34120-1912 (941) 352-7171. Email.
  184. Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (Dwight Wages) 361 Rotherham Dr, Crossville TN Tennessee 38558. 931 484-6939.
  185. South Shore Brass Band, 533 Park Ave., Chesterton, IN Indiana 46304. (219) 926-3144
  186. Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band, 58900 Cherry Grove Rd, Dowagiac, MI Michigan 49047
  187. Spires Brass Band (John Slezak) 6812 Falstone Dr., Frederick, MD Maryland 21702
  188. Spokane British Brass Band (Michael Warner), 23510 North Hatch Rd, Colbert WA Washington 99005
  189. Stirling Citizens Band (William H Bell) 326 Gallivan Road, Stirling, Ontario Canada K0K3E0. 613-391-4679.
  190. Steeltown Silver Band, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada. Email
  191. Sunshine Brass Band (James Cheyne), 10905 Brittany Lane, Tampa, FL Florida 33612. (813) 949-6358. Email.
  192. Syracuse University Brass Ensemble (Dr. James T. Spencer) Syracuse, NY New York (315) 443-3436
  193. Territorial Brass Band of Arizona (19th Century) AZ Arizona Email
  194. Texas Star Brass Band. Dallas TX
  195. Thirty-third Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band, Bloomington IL Illinois
  196. Triangle Brass Band (Tony Granados), PO Box 14344, Research Triangle, NC North Carolina 27709
  197. Triangle Youth Brass Band (Tony Granados) NC North Carolina
  198. Tule British Brass Band (formerly the Visalia Community British Brass Band) Visalia CA California 
  199. Twenty-sixth North Carolina Regimental Band (Jari Villanueva) 124 Maiden Choice Lane Baltimore MD, 21228. 410 744-7708
  200. University of Georgia Brass Band. Athens, GA Georgia
  201. Utah Premiere Brass 8144 Oak Creek Drive, Sandy, UT Utah 84093
  202. Ventura British Brass (Gary Engels) Oxnard CA 93035 California
  203. Volunteer Cornet Band. Cerritos, CA
  204. Wenatchee Brass Band (Glenn Kelly) PO Box 903, Wenatchee, WA Washington 98807. Email
  205. West Michigan Brass Band (John Aren) Grand Rapids, MI Michigan
  206. Western Missouri British Brass Band (Gary Love) MO Missouri 816 224-0613. Email.
  207. Western State College Brass Band (John Kincaid), Gunnison, CO Colorado
  208. Weston Silver Band (Larry Shields), PO Box 79621, 1995 Weston Rd, Weston, ON M9N 3W9. Email.
  209. Westwinds Brass Band (Phil Anthony) 5423 15th St, Lubbock TX Texas 79416
  210. Whitby Brass Band. PO Box 203, Whitby Main Station, Whitby, Ontario, Canada. L1N 5S1.
  211. Wildcat Regiment Band, 167 Rt. 85, Home, PA Pennsylvania 15747. Email.
  212. Winona Brass Band (Richard Lindner) PO Box 3, Winona, MN Minnesota 55987. Email.
  213. Yankee Brass Band (Paul Maybery), White River Junction, VT Vermont. Email.

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