The award-winning Baltimore Brass was founded in 2000 and is one of Maryland’s longest continuously operating professional brass ensembles. The group of world-class musicians specializes in the performance of classical and contemporary music that appeals to audiences both young and young at heart. The Baltimore Brass is partnered with the Maryland Fine Arts Council as roster artists, was voted Best Chamber Ensemble by Music Monthly Magazine, and is recognized as the official brass ensemble of the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. They also received numerous proclamations from state and local governments, and was nominated for the 2021 Wammie Educator Awards. The Baltimore Brass recorded two music albums available through all major digital retailers.
The Baltimore Brass was founded in 2000 by graduates of the Peabody Conservatory of Music over a few beers in a dimly lit underground stone-cellar known as Brewer’s Art, locally famous for their own superb craft beer. Since then, the ensemble has taken many twists and turns to grow into the high-caliber yet musically diverse ensemble today. Some people recognize them as a refined chamber ensemble and others recognize them as a fierce brass band supplemented with saxophones and percussionists. No matter their shape or form, the Baltimore Brass is always at the top of their game entertaining audiences young and young at heart.
The Baltimore Brass has an enormous repertoire library that has been curated over the last 20 years. We have over 800 compositions ranging from Renaissance transcriptions, to modern pop songs, and original compositions. Every performance is customized to your specific audience.
We perform "classical" music from the 1500-present. We have an extensive library of arrangements that is unmatched in the world.
Jazz, Funk, Motown, Metal, Movie Soundtracks, Oldies, Hip-hop, Rock, EDM. You name it, we have probably already played in concert. If we haven't we will make it happen!
The Baltimore Brass has been honored by several composers by premiering original Brass Quintet pieces.