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A Note from Carole Dawn Reinhardt

My Girls! At the IWBC conference in Phoenix, I met two very talented young women trumpeters, students at UCLA. Had the opportunity to work with them several times during the conference.  We kept in touch and both girls, Kayla Solomon and Ellen Shinogle, came to Vienna that Christmas to have some

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In Memoriam: Philip Biggs

We are so saddened to learn of the passing of Philip Biggs, a kindred spirit and steadfast supporter of brass playing. A cornet player, Philip Biggs spent 30 years as a performer before beginning a career in promotion, education and marketing. In August 2003 Philip launched The Brass Herald, a five

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Quilts of Honor Presentation at IWBC 2019

Thursday night at the IWBC 2019 Conference brought a performance by the Athena Brass Band, a group of all-female brass band performers from across the United States, under the direction of Jessica Sneeringer.  The Athena Brass Band was founded in 2003 and has since made appearances at each IWBC Conference,

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