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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SALVATION ARMY SET TO HOST WORLD FINEST BRASS SOLOIST
ON JUNE 21ST
WAUWATOSA, WI. — (May 27, 2014) One of the
world’s finest brass soloists, David Thornton will be the featured guest
as part of a special event on June 21st, 2014, hosted by The Salvation
Army’s Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division. Brass Spectacular, will
be open at The Salvation Army in Oak Creek. Guest soloist David Thornton is
formerly the principal euphonium of the world famous Black Dyke Band and
currently holds the same position with the renowned Brighouse & Rastrick
Band in the UK. He is widely regarded as one of the finest euphonium players of
his generation. Also starring will be the Illinois Brass Band, one of the
premier brass bands in the Midwest, and the newly- formed Salvation Army
Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Divisional Band.
The day will kick off at 2:30pm with a brass master class given by David
Thornton. This is open to brass players of all ages and abilities and will be a
unique opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade from a world-class
The concert starts at 7.00pm and will include a variety of music to suit all
Entry is free and a free-will offering will be taken.
The Salvation Army
Oak Creek Centennial Church
8853 S Howell Ave, Oak Creek, WI 53154
For more details, please contact Salvation Army Divisional music director
Andrew Wainwright at email@example.com.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an
evangelical part of the universal Christian church,
has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since
1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army
each year through the broadest array of social services that range from
providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the
disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless
and opportunities for underprivileged children. Nationally, approximately 84
cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000
communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.