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Brass band coming to HLGU

Fountain City Brass performs in concert. The British-style brass band consists of 30 members, including percussionists. | Submitted Photo
Posted: Dec. 3, 2017 12:01 am Updated: Dec. 5, 2017 2:05 pm

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Concert Association presents its third concert of the season featuring a special holiday performance by a British-style brass and percussion ensemble.

Fountain City Brass Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Roland Fine Arts Center's Parker Theater on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students at the door without a season or patron membership. Single ticket sales will be available at 6:30 p.m. at the door prior to the concert.

Fountain City Brass Band is a 30-piece brass and percussion ensemble from Kansas City. FCBB has won six U.S. Open Brass Band Championships, four North American Brass Band Championships and became the first American band to win a major brass band competition on U.K. soil at the Scottish Open Brass Band Championships.

For more information regarding the Hannibal Concert Association and its concert season, contact HCA board members Mike Marx at 217-242-2505 or Sara North at 573-221-0822. A season brochure is available for download at hannibalarts.com.

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