The West Mass Brass Ensemble, a volunteer brass band,
opens it’s fourth annual Christmas 2017 concerts series on Dec 2nd,
at the Center Church in South Hadley at 3 PM.
The concert is on a Saturday and is free admission (free will offering will be taken) and the parking is free. All contributions go to support the band. Performances last about an hour and a half long. The church will be holding a Christmas bizarre earlier in the day.
The West Mass Brass Ensemble, started in September 2014, and is made up of brass band enthusiasts, music majors, music teachers, and students, all coming together to play music in the British brass band tradition from all over Western Mass and Southern CT. The band practices once a week, and was started and is conducted by Ken McCance of Millers Falls, MA.
The mission of the band is to perpetuate British style brass banding. It’s goals include providing challenging music to play in suitable settings, and sharing the unique sound of a quality brass band with the public.