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SALVATION ARMY SET TO HOST WORLD FINEST BRASS SOLOIST ON JUNE 21ST

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Released 27 May 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SALVATION ARMY SET TO HOST WORLD FINEST BRASS SOLOIST ON JUNE 21ST

WAUWATOSA, WI. — (May 27, 2014) One of the world’s finest brass soloists, David Thornton will be the featured guest as part of a special event on June 21st, 2014, hosted by The Salvation Army’s Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division. Brass Spectacular, will be open at The Salvation Army in Oak Creek. Guest soloist David Thornton is formerly the principal euphonium of the world famous Black Dyke Band and currently holds the same position with the renowned Brighouse & Rastrick Band in the UK. He is widely regarded as one of the finest euphonium players of his generation. Also starring will be the Illinois Brass Band, one of the premier brass bands in the Midwest, and the newly- formed Salvation Army Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Divisional Band.

The day will kick off at 2:30pm with a brass master class given by David Thornton. This is open to brass players of all ages and abilities and will be a unique opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade from a world-class musician.

The concert starts at 7.00pm and will include a variety of music to suit all tastes.

Entry is free and a free-will offering will be taken.

Venue:
The Salvation Army
Oak Creek Centennial Church
8853 S Howell Ave, Oak Creek, WI 53154

For more details, please contact Salvation Army Divisional music director Andrew Wainwright at andrew_wainwright@usc.salvationarmy.org.

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