Classic Rock for Brass presented by River City BrassThursday, July 9, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
River City Brass is rocking out this summer! You’ll hear River City Brass’s rendition of your favorite classic rock hits (along with just a smidge of country). Hosted by Artistic Director/Conductor James Gourlay, this program is sure to keep you rockin’ and rollin’!
Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 60 minutes)
The River City Brass Band (River City Brass, RCB) is a modified British-style brass band based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 28-piece ensemble tours extensively throughout the United States and performs more than 35 concerts each year as part of their community concert series in Western Pennsylvania.
James Gourlay is the General Director of Pittsburgh’s own River City Brass, the world’s only full-time professional brass band, performing 70 concerts annually all over the USA, and Director of Instrumental Music and University Bands at Wheeling Jesuit University, West Virginia. Gourlay holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Salford. Gourlay’s repertoire is extensive, ranging from the avant-guard to rock and pop music. He has commissioned more than 50 solo works for tuba and piano, tape, band and orchestra.