The El Dorado Community Concert Association announces Dallas Brass will kick off their 2010-2011 concert season. 


The El Dorado Community Concert Association announces Dallas Brass will kick off their 2010-2011 concert season.  

International instrumental sensation, Dallas Brass, will bring their dynamic and stirring performance to the El Dorado Middle School auditorium at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Doors open at 6:30.

Founded in 1983 by Michael Levine, Dallas Brass (DB) is one of America’s most acclaimed music ensembles.  

Compromised of five brass players and a percussionist, they project an enormous range of style and emotion.  

The Dallas Brass repertoire includes classical masterpieces, Dixieland, swing, Broadway, Hollywood and patriotic music.

DB has appeared with numerous orchestras nationwide, including Cincinnati and New York Pops and has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and stages across Europe and Asia.

DB typically incorporates local high school bands in their concerts revealing their dedication not only to performance, but to the musical development of youth.  

DB will be working with the El Dorado High School Band as part of the ECCA Outreach program, made possible by the generous support of its “Donors.”

Admission is by season ticket. Season ticket prices are: adults $45; students $10; family $95 (parents/grandparents and children 18 and under); or single family $50 (single parent/grandparent and children 18 and under).  

Call Shirley Longfellow at 321-6742 or Sheila Johnson at 321-9601 for season ticket information, or visit online at www.eldoradocommunityconcerts.googlepages.com or www.360eldorado.com/AttractionsAndEntertainment/ElDoradoCommunityConcertAssoc. html.

The El Dorado Community Concert Association has provided top quality national talent to the El Dorado/Butler County community for 73 years.  

The 2010-2011 season tickets include four additional concerts: John Davidson on Nov. 12, DuoSolo/Mary and Michael Kirkendoll (piano and flute) on Feb. 18, The Legacy of Floyd Cramer featuring pianist Jason Coleman on March 8 and Jim  Witter (the music of Elton John and Billy Joel) on April 28. ECCA Season Ticket holders may attend concerts in Topeka, Great Bend, Chanute and Ponca City, Okla., by reciprocal agreement.

All concerts are held at the El Dorado Middle School Auditorium, 500 W. Central, which is handicapped accessible and equipped with individual hearing devices for the hearing impaired.