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. All Star Buglers (Mark O'Keeffe) 99 E. Glenolden Ave. #B308, Glenolden, PA Pennsylvania 19036. 610 522-2659. Email.
  5. Americus Brass Band, Long Beach, CA California
  6. Ameriikan Poijat (Boys of America) (Paul Niemisto) St.Olaf College, Northfield, MN Minnesota 55057 Email
  7. Armory Band. Redlands CA
  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. Bend in the River Brass (Danny Humphries, Faril Bunner) Castle High School, Newburgh IN
  15. Benfield Brass Band (George Payne) 420 West Greenwood Road. Linthicum Heights, MD Maryland 21090
  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. Brushy Creek Brass Band, Round Rock TX Texas.
  33. Buffalo Silver Band (Pim Liebmann), 347 Brentwood Rd, Buffalo, NY New York 14226
  34. Camp Reynolds Regimental Brass Band, (Arlen Philpott) 39 Merwin Ave. Fairfax, CA California 94930. Email.
  35. Capital Brass! 48 Deerhaven Lane Rennssealer, NY 12144 (Albany, NY) 518-286-3148
  36. Capital City Brass Band (James R. Schoensee) 1949 Tamarisk, East Lansing, MI Michigan 48823
  37. Carter Mountain Brass Band (John Beyrent) NH New Hampshire. Email: cartermt (at) together.net
  38. Celebration Brass Band (Keith Miland) celebrationbrassband@gmail.com
  39. Centennial Brass Band (Jon Hall) Portland ME.
  40. Central Michigan University Brass Band (Dennis L. Horton) Mount Pleasant MI Michigan
  41. Central Ohio Brass Band (Jessica Sneeringer) 5894 Westbend Dr., Galloway, OH Ohio 43119, 614 937-8970
  42. Charleston Brass Band, Charleston, WV West Virginia
  43. Chesapeake Silver Cornet Brass Band (Richard Fischer) 44 Silverwood Blvd, Newark, DE Delaware 19711
  44. Chester Brass Band, PO Box 734, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0
  45. Chicago Brass Band (Colin Holman) PO Box 293, Glenview, IL Illinois 60025. (847) 577-9545. Email.
  46. Cincinnati Brass Band (Anita Cocker Hunt) 5593 Autumn Wynd Dr, Milford OH Ohio 45150
  47. Clack Valves and Cornets Steam Band, Diamondhead, MS Mississippi
  48. Classic Brass. (Adam Crowe) Willimantic CT Connecticut
  49. Clinch River Brass, (Lloyd Farrar) PO Box 637, Norris TN Tennessee 37828
  50. Colorado Brass Band, Gunnison, CO Colorado
  51. Commonwealth Brass Band (J. Jerome Amend), PO Box 3181, Louisville, KY Kentucky 40201
  52. Congress Street Brass Band (Nan Lacorte) 37 Acorn Lane, Cape May Court House, NJ New Jersey, 08210, (609) 463-0243.
  53. Crossroads Brass Band of Central Indiana (Donald Bookout) Franklin College, Franklin Indiana. Email: dwbookout (at) comcast.net
  54. Danbury Brass Band (Alan Raph) Danbury, CT Connecticut
  55. Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band PO Box 12403, Atlanta, GA Georgia 30355. (404) 315-0709
  56. Derby City Brass Band (John Jones) 3918 Poplar Level Road, Louisville, KY Kentucky 40213. 502-499-7577. jrjone02 (at) bellsouth.net.
  57. Dodworth Saxhorn Band (Mike Deren) P.O. Box 130412, Ann Arbor, MI Michigan. (734) 663-9634
  58. Dominion Brass Band (Thomas E. Palmatier), Bldg 9, Fort Monroe, VA Virginia 2365
  59. Dublin Cornet Band (American-style) Dublin OH
  60. Dublin Silver Band (British-style) Tim Jameson, Dublin OH
  61. Eastern European Balkan Brass Band, Brooklyn, NY New York 917-497-7852
  62. Eastern Iowa Brass Band (Casey Thomas) PO Box #3, Mt Vernon IA 52314 Iowa
  63. East Woodstock Cornet Band, East Woodstock CT Connecticut
  64. Eighth Regiment Band of Rome, Georgia (John Carruth) PO Box 2593, Rome GA Georgia 30164. (706) 232-4567
  65. European Brass Band (Nick Timko) Endicott NY New York. ntimkojr (at) stny.rr.com
  66. Farragut Brass Band, PO Box 10633, Bainbridge WA Washington 98110
  67. Federal City Brass Band, (Jari Villanueva) 124 Maiden Choice Lane, Baltimore, MD Maryland 21228. (410) 744-7708
  68. Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach (Lawrence J. Beadle) 1611 Perry Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina, 29577 (843) 238-3366.
  69. First Brigade Band, Heritage Hall, 504 S. 4th St., Watertown, WI Wisconsin 53094. (920) 262-1864
  70. Five Lakes Silver Band, Rochester MI Michigan
  71. Fountain City Brass Band (Dr. Joe Parisi) 5405 Harrison Street, Kansas City, MO Missouri 64110. 816 444-3632
  72. Fountain Creek Brass Band (Paul Curnow) 6632 Delmonico Drive, Colorado Springs, CO Colorado 80919 Email.
  73. Freedom Brass Band. 47 Dodge Avenue, Akron, OH 44302 (330) 535-7327
  74. Frontier Brigade Band (Terry Theiss) 4103 Lexington Parkway, Colleyville, TX Texas 76034. (817) 571-4393
  75. Georgia Brass Band (Joe Johnson, Christopher Priest) 458 Plasamour Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA Georgia 30324. (770) 978-3987.
  76. Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Brass Band (Dr. Tom Gibson) Kennesaw, GA Georgia
  77. Golden State British Brass Band (Jack Hollander) 2070 E. Cienega Ave. Covina, CA California 91274. (626) 339-2414 
  78. Gospel Brass Band (Dick Stockton) 822 Hanna Drive, Charleston, WV West Virginia 25312
  79. Gramercy Brass Orchestra, New York, NY New York
  80. Great Western Rocky Mountain Brass Band, Silverton CO Colorado
  81. Green Mountain Brass Band (formerly the Vermont Catamont Brass Band) PO Box 683, Stowe, VT Vermont 05672. (802) 253-2539
  82. Griffon Brass Band (David Martin) Montreal Quebec Canada. Email. daviv (at) vdn.ca
  83. Hannaford Street Silver Band, 42 Frater Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4C 2H6
  84. Heartland Brass (Karen Weisman) San Diego CA California
  85. Henderson State University Brass Band, Arkadelphia, AR Arkansas 71999
  86. Heritage Brass Band of Dallas, Dallas TX Texas
  87. Hickman Brass (Felton Hickman) Reno NV Nevada (775) 475-2200.  felthick (at) outlawnv.com
  88. Highline Silver Cornet Band (Marc Horovitz) 6862 E. Center Ave. Denver CO  Colorado 80224
  89. Houston Brass Band (James McAdams) P.O.Box 981011, Houston, TX 77098-8011. (713) 302-7643.
  90. Humboldt Bay Brass Band, (Gilbert Cline) Dept of Music, Humboldt State Univ., Arcata, CA California 95521. Email: gdc1 (at) humboldt.edu
  91. Hungry March Band (TaraFire Ball) Brooklyn, NY New York
  92. Illinois Brass Band ( Stephen Squires) 619 Downing Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048-3708
  93. Imperial Brass Band (Patrick Burns) 103 Hawthorne Ave, Nutley NJ New Jersey 07110. Email
  94. Independent Silver Band (William Reynolds) 800 Magnolia Mt. Vernon, IL Illinois 62864. 618-242-1537 wmlreynolds <at> aol.com
  95. Intrada Brass (Bram Gregson) P.O. Box 41065, 4141 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4X9 . Email.
  96. James Madison University Brass Band (Kevin J. Stees) Harrisonburg, VA Virginia 22807
  97. James Madison University Honors Youth Brass Band
  98. Jericho Brass Band (Dan Bowles) Salvation Army Citadel Corps, 1019 N. Moore Rd., Chattanooga TN Tennessee. 423 855-0401.
  99. Joyous Brass, Sacramento CA California
  100. Kincardine Brass Band (Nancy Ross) Kincardine Ontario Canada. Email: naross (at) hurontel.on.ca
  101. Kissmah Brass Band, 505 598-0887, Farmington NM New Mexico
  102. Kirkland Lake Brass Band. 7 Kirkland Street in Kirkland Lake, Northeastern Ontario, Temiskaming District, Canada
  103. Lake Wobegon Brass Band (Charles Olson) 1156 Fifth Ave S, Anoka MN Minnesota 55303
  104. Lambertville Brass Lambertville NJ
  105. L.A. Metro Brass Band (Ivor Bosanko) Los Angeles CA California (310) 427-7394
  106. Lancaster British Brass Band (Rick Staherski) 2291 Bob White Lane, Lancaster, PA 17601. 717-569-3520
  107. Las Vegas Brass Band, contact Pete Cooper 2780 Duneville Street, Las Vegas NV Nevada 89146. 702 373-4476
  108. Lexington Brass Band (Ronald W Holz, Skip Gray), 520 North Lexington Ave, Wilmore, KY Kentucky 40390
  109. Little Mountain Brass Band, Vancouver, British Columbia (Jim Littleford). Email.
  110. Logan Guard, 46th PA Pennsylvania Regiment Band. Altoona, PA Pennsylvania. (Richard Long). 
  111. Madison Brass Band, Madison WI Wisconsin. (608) 221-0720
  112. Maple Leaf Brass Band (David Druce) 1473 Blohm Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4P5 Email.
  113. Massanutten Brass (Kevin Stees) Massanutten VA Virginia
  114. Metropolitan Silver Band (Ken Allen) 56 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario. M5C 2Z3 Canada. 416 757-8697.
  115. Mill Creek Colliery Band. Edmonton Alberta Canada. Email: info (at) millcreekbrass.ca
  116. Milwaukee Festival Brass (Dr. Patricia Backhaus), PO Box 13533, Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin 53213. (414) 778-0079
  117. Mission Hill Brass Band, St. Albert, Alberta. Canada.
  118. Mississippi River Brass Band. 45 Holiday Drive, Hannibal, MO Missouri 63401. (573) 221-6278
  119. Mississippi Swing! Brass Band (David Schommer) 1002 Longwood Place, Clinton, MS 39056. 601 951-9091.
  120. Motor City Brass Band (Craig Strain) Clarenceville High School, 20155 Middlebelt Rd. Livonia, MI Michigan 48152-2090. (248) 559-2095. 
  121. Mountain State Brass Band (Ronnie Ingle) 419 Oakdale Avenue, South Charleston, WV West Virginia 25303. 304 744-8772. Email.
  122. Natural State Brass Band (Rusty Morris) Little Rock, AR Arkansas. 501 765-1638.
  123. Nebraska Czech Brass Band
  124. New Amsterdam Brass Band, New York NY
  125. Newberry's Victorian Cornet Band (Michael O'Connor) 605 Rock Creek Ford Road, Gettysburg, PA Pennsylvania 17325
  126. New England Brass Band (Douglas Yeo) Boston MA Massachusetts Email.
  127. New Mexico Territorial Brass Band (Ralph Harris) 1216 Stutz Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 87112. 505 291-8276.
  128. North Carolina State University British Brass Band (Robert B. Petters), PO Box 7311, Price Music Center, Raleigh, NC North Carolina 27695
  129. Northern Michigan Brass Band. Gaylord, MI Michigan
  130. Northwinds Brass Band (Jim Potter) 1800 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI  54868
  131. Oakland Brass Band. 2303 Village Woods Dr, Grand Blanc MI 48439
  132. Ohio Valley British Brass Band (Ed Nickol), Dayton, OH Ohio. EdNickol (at) aol.com
  133. Old Arizona Brass Band - 4th Cavalry Regimental Band AZ Arizona
  134. Old Crown Brass Band (Steve Rhodes) Fort Wayne IN Indiana
  135. Olde Towne Brass (Bob Baccus) 2970 High Mountain Road, Huntsville, AL Alabama 35811 (256-534-4857)
  136. Old Pueblo Brass Band, 8060 22nd St #112, Tucson, AZ Arizona 85710
  137. Oregon Brass Society Eugene OR Oregon
  138. Orillia Silver Band, Ontario Canada
  139. Oshawa Civic Band (Mr. Bill Askew) 298 Park Road South  Oshawa, ON  Ontario L1J 4H5
  140. Ozark Mountains Brass Band, Rogers, AR Arkansas. Email.
  141. Pacific Brass Band. (Gonzalo 'Bert' Viales) 505-9 West St, Salinas, CA 93901. Watsonville, California.
  142. Penn View Brass Band (John Shaw) Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania
  143. 28th Pennsylvania Regimental Brass Band Philadelphia PA
  144. Perseverance Brass Band (Kid Dutch) P.O. Box 848 Goldenrod, FL Florida 32733 USA
  145. Petersham Brass Band (Bob Laford), Petersham MA Massachusetts USA. Email.
  146. Philadelphia German Brass Band (Pete Palan) 1353 Fitzwatertown Road, Roslyn PA 19001. 215 657-1838.
  147. Plumbing Factory Brass Band (Dr. Henry Meredith) 15088 Medway Road, R.R. #1, Arva, Ontario, Canada N0M 1C0. Email.
  148. Prairie Brass Band (Dallas Niermeyer) 703 W. Rockwell, Arlington Hts, IL Illinois, 60003. Email.
  149. President Lincoln's Own Band ( Don Johnson, Artistic Director) 715 Frank Lee Ln. Raywick, Ky. 40060. 270-699-5764. Email.
  150. 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.
  151. Pulaski Brass Band. Webster, MA Massachusetts
  152. PugetBrass (Dr John Falskow) 6212 152nd Pl SE, Snohomish WA 98296, 425 773-2225.
  153. Purchase College Brass Band (Graham Ashton) NY New York
  154. Queen City Brass Band (Dr. John R. Harding) 11031 Middle Acres Road, Charlotte, NC North Carolina 28213. (704) 596-6790. QCCB (at) mindspring.com
  155. Queen City Brass Band (Dennis Weist) 120 Orchard Crescent, Regina, Saskatchawan S4S 5B6 Canada
  156. Regimental Volunteer Band of Wisconsin, S.52 W.34133 Moraine Hills Drive, Dousman, WI Wisconsin 53118 . Email.
  157. Renaissance Brass Band (William Fedor) 19757 North Mountain Saga, Surprise, AZ Arizona 85374
  158. River City Brass Band (Denis Colwell), P.O. Box 6436, Pittsburgh, PA Pennsylvania 15212 (412) 322-7222
  159. Rockville Brass Band (Nigel Horne) Rockville, MD Maryland
  160. Rocky Mountain Brassworks c/o Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities, PO Box 681, Broomfield, CO Colorado 80038-0681. 303 460-6800.
  161. Rohrersville Cornet Band, Washington County MD Maryland
  162. Roman Festival Brass, PO Box 1071, Rome, GA Georgia 30120. (706) 235-7231. Email.
  163. Rupertsland Brass Band (Graham Bruce) 175 Woodlawn Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2M 2P7.  204 253-0894 Email: gbruce (at) pembinatrails.ca
  164. St Johns River City Brass Band 8159 Arlington Expressway, Suite 28 Jacksonville, FL 32211. 904 355-4700
  165. Saint Louis Brass Band (Dr. Colin Holman) 348 Mason Ridge Drive, St. Charles, MO Missouri 63304. (314) 995-4955. Email.
  166. Salem County Brass Society, (Charles H. Musser) Carneys Point NJ New Jersey (609) 299-6239
  167. Salt River Brass Band, 2517 N 7th St, Phoenix AZ Arizona 85006
  168. Salvation Army Bands (The Brass Crest)
  169. Saskatoon Brass Band, 567 Adilman Dr, Saskatoon S7K 6E8
  170. Saxton Cornet Band (Bill Gay), 107 Lafayette Dr., Frankfort, KY Kentucky 40601
  171. Scioto Valley Brass and Percussion (Carol M. Hayward) 2700 E Dublin-Granville Rd, Columbus, OH Ohio 43231
  172. Screamers & Lyric Brass Band (inactive, Tom Myers), 5473 E Butte St, Mesa AZ 85205, 510-589-5265. Email.
  173. Sheldon Theater Brass Band (James Kurschner), 948 Burton St, Red Wing, MN Minnesota 55066
  174. ShowMe Brass. PO Box 7043, Columbia MO Missouri 65205.
  175. Silicon Valley Brass Band (Steve Barnhill) Santa Clara CA
  176. Silverton Brass Band. Silverton CO Colorado
  177. Smoky Mountain Brass Band (Ken Kroesche) PO Box 1467 Lake Junaluska, NC North Carolina 28786. Email.
  178. Southerners British Brass Band (Jerome Edwards) 650 15th St, NW Naples FL Florida 34120-1912 (941) 352-7171. Email.
  179. Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (Dwight Wages) 361 Rotherham Dr, Crossville TN Tennessee 38558. 931 484-6939.
  180. South Shore Brass Band, 533 Park Ave., Chesterton, IN Indiana 46304. (219) 926-3144
  181. Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band, 58900 Cherry Grove Rd, Dowagiac, MI Michigan 49047
  182. Spires Brass Band (John Slezak) 6812 Falstone Dr., Frederick, MD Maryland 21702
  183. Spokane British Brass Band (Michael Warner), 23510 North Hatch Rd, Colbert WA Washington 99005
  184. Stirling Citizens Band (William H Bell) 326 Gallivan Road, Stirling, Ontario Canada K0K3E0. 613-391-4679.
  185. Steeltown Silver Band, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada. Email
  186. Sunshine Brass Band (James Cheyne), 10905 Brittany Lane, Tampa, FL Florida 33612. (813) 949-6358. Email.
  187. Syracuse University Brass Ensemble (Dr. James T. Spencer) Syracuse, NY New York (315) 443-3436
  188. Territorial Brass Band of Arizona (19th Century) AZ Arizona Email
  189. Texas Star Brass Band. Dallas TX
  190. Thirty-third Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band, Bloomington IL Illinois
  191. Triangle Brass Band (Tony Granados), PO Box 14344, Research Triangle, NC North Carolina 27709
  192. Triangle Youth Brass Band (Tony Granados) NC North Carolina
  193. Tule British Brass Band (formerly the Visalia Community British Brass Band) Visalia CA California 
  194. Twenty-sixth North Carolina Regimental Band (Jari Villanueva) 124 Maiden Choice Lane Baltimore MD, 21228. 410 744-7708
  195. Utah Premiere Brass 8144 Oak Creek Drive, Sandy, UT Utah 84093
  196. Ventura British Brass (Gary Engels) Oxnard CA 93035 California
  197. Volunteer Cornet Band. Cerritos, CA
  198. Wenatchee Brass Band (Glenn Kelly) PO Box 903, Wenatchee, WA Washington 98807. Email
  199. West Michigan Brass Band (John Aren) Grand Rapids, MI Michigan
  200. Western Missouri British Brass Band (Gary Love) MO Missouri 816 224-0613. Email.
  201. Western State College Brass Band (John Kincaid), Gunnison, CO Colorado
  202. Weston Silver Band (Larry Shields), PO Box 79621, 1995 Weston Rd, Weston, ON M9N 3W9. Email.
  203. Westwinds Brass Band (Phil Anthony) 5423 15th St, Lubbock TX Texas 79416
  204. Whitby Brass Band. PO Box 203, Whitby Main Station, Whitby, Ontario, Canada. L1N 5S1.
  205. Wildcat Regiment Band, 167 Rt. 85, Home, PA Pennsylvania 15747. Email.
  206. Winona Brass Band (Richard Lindner) PO Box 3, Winona, MN Minnesota 55987. Email.
  207. Yankee Brass Band (Paul Maybery), White River Junction, VT Vermont. Email.

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