U.S. Air Force musicians to perform in downtown Victoria
Gateway Brass
Gateway Brass
Gateway Brass, the brass quintet from the United States Air Force Band of the West, will present a concert on Sunday, January 20 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts in historic downtown Victoria.

Gateway Brass is the brass ensemble of the USAF Band of the West and is stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. The ensemble is comprised of two trumpets, a French horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion. Gateway Brass is dedicated to presenting to its audiences the total spectrum of today’s musical literature.

The members of Gateway Brass bring to the United States Air Force many years of professional experience with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, touring shows and today’s popular artists. Gateway Brass performs for civilian and military audiences throughout the southwestern region of the United States of America with a repertoire spanning five centuries.

The ensemble travels more than twenty thousand miles annually and appears in more than 100 concerts and clinics. The group also performs at military ceremonies, conducts educational clinics, and presents entertaining community concerts throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arizona and New Mexico.

The concert is being hosted by the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, a unit of Victoria College, with additional support provided by the Victoria Advocate. While the performance is free and open to the public, tickets are required. Please call (361) 582-2436 or visit www.WelderCenter.org for ticket information.
Published: Thursday, 13 December 2012

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