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2012/2013 Board of Directors 


President - Tom Traugott
Secretary - Lois Marks

Treasurer - Dawn Williams


LeRoy Augustine

David Meyer

Bettina Ruhnau

Jacob Sellers




Milwaukee Festival Brass has openings for talented Brass and Percussion players interested in performing with Southeastern Wisconsinís premier Brass Band. 

Interested players should contact Darell Stachelski (Band Manager) at (414) 423-9760 or e-mail to : manager@mfbrass.org to arrange an audition time or for additional information.
Auditions are also open to talented High School students via our HSAP.

Modeled on a traditional British Brass Band the band uses the following instrumentation:

bullet1 Eb Soprano Cornet (or Piccolo Trumpet) 
bullet9 or more Bb Cornets (or Bb Trumpet) 
bullet1 or 2 Bb Flugel Horns 
bullet3 Eb Tenor (Alto) Horns (or French Horn) 
bullet2 Bb Baritone Horns 
bullet2 Bb Euphoniums 
bullet3 Bb Trombones 
bullet1 Bass Trombone 
bullet2 Eb Tubas 
bullet3 BBb Tubas 
bullet3 or 4 Percussionists (Drum Set, Tympani, etc.)

The band performs a wide variety of literature from Classical to Jazz to original works for Brass Band, providing entertainment for its audiences while challenging the musical skills of its members. The concert season includes a subscription series, benefit concerts as well as appearances at a number of brass band and ethnic festivals. 

The group was founded in 1985 as the Milwaukee British Brass Band and has appeared as the Festival City Brass and since 2002 as Milwaukee Festival Brass.




This site was last updated 10/22/13