13 March 2014

Bay Colony Brass (USA)

Bay Colony Brass is one of the few large brass ensembles (or brass choirs) of its kind in the United States. Composed of twenty players, the group performs a broad range of repertoire spanning five centuries of brass and orchestral music, vocal music, Broadway shows, and even the occasional pop song. They play three sets of concerts a year plus two Christmas programs at various sites in the Boston area. Bay Colony Brass is a volunteer organization and registered 501c3 nonprofit in Massachusetts.

Channing Yu, Music Director
American orchestra and opera conductor Channing Yu begins his first season as Music Director and Conductor of Bay Colony Brass. He is also Music Director of the Mercury Orchestra in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the national winner of the 2010 American Prize in Orchestral Conducting in the community orchestra division.
He has previously served as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Lowell House Opera, the oldest opera company in New England, where he conducted over thirty fully staged performances with orchestra, including Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, Puccini’s Turandot, Verdi’s Otello, and Puccini’s Tosca. For his musical direction of Tosca, he was awarded second prize in the 2011 American Prize in Opera Conducting national competition.

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