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"Twas the Brass Before Christmas" with Bravo Brass on December 17th in Burlington, NJ

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra’s all-brass ensemble, Bravo Brass, returns to Burlington, New Jersey with a joyous holiday concert on Sunday, December 17 at 3 p.m. It will take place at Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church located at 145 West Broad Street, Burlington, NJ., and will be led by Paul Bryan, the Director of Bravo Brass, and Associate Conductor Barry McCommon.The concert will include time-honored holiday selections by Leroy Anderson, George Frederic Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as a performance of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas composed by Curtis Institute of Music alum Anthony DiLorenzo. Paul Bryan looks forward to this concert and said, “ ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is a charming retelling of the holiday classic story scored for brass ensemble and narrator, and our students are excited to perform it. Our narrator will be the Rector of St. Mary’s, The Reverend J. Connor Haynes.  We always draw large crowds for our performances in Burlington, and I hope this piece will be an instant favorite.”

This is a free concert. For more information, please call 215-545-0502 or visit www.pyos.org