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Big Horn Brass & Philip Mandel

September 7, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes Big Horn Brass and pianist Philip Mandel.

Big Horn Brass will present works by local composers and arrangers, ahead of their concert at the Reser. One such work is by composer Nicole Buetti, commissioned around the theme of conservation, specifically, elephant conservation.


Big Horn Brass was founded in 1983 by Andrew Harris. The performers are thirteen brass and two percussion, the finest you will hear anywhere. They combine their diverse musical skills and love of music with exacting perfection from each element in their repertoire.

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Local pianist Philip Mandel is celebrating 70th Birthday celebration at The Reser. Enjoy music by Grieg (his wonderful Holberg Suite), Schubert’s heavenly Impromptu in G-flat, Beethoven’s best known piano piece (Moonlight Sonata), two works by Chopin (Nocturne in C-minor and Revolutionary Etude), and more!

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