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Williams County Concert Association Announces Schedule | Local News

BRYAN – Williams County Community Concert Association Live On Stage announces its 69th year of live musical entertainment on the local stage.

The concert board has scheduled four performances for the 2022-23 series which begins in September.

The concert slate will include The Empire Trio in “Hooray for Hollywood!”; “Sail On: A Tribute to the Beach Boys”; Séraphin brass quintet; and Judy Carmichael, swing pianist and singer.

All but one concert will be held at Bryan’s Arts & Education Auditorium, 120 S. Beech St., Bryan. The Seraph Brass Quintet will perform at Wesley United Methodist Church, 903 Center St., Bryan.

A membership campaign is underway until April 18. One prize includes entry to all four concerts in the upcoming season.

The membership cost for the four concerts before April 18 is $65 (adult), $15 (student) and $145 (family).

Any new members of the Community Concerts will receive a free ticket to the last concert of this season on May 1st. The Terra State Brass Choir and Jazz Band will perform at Wesley United Methodist Church.

Tickets for the series will be mailed to subscribers in late August before the first concert on September 13. For more information or to receive a brochure, call 419-636-3550 or 419-636-7099.

The new series’ launch concert on Tuesday, September 13 will feature The Empire Trio in the “Hooray for Hollywood!”

With male and female voices with piano and violin, the trio performs songs in the world of cinema from the 1930s to the mid-1990s.

On November 15, “Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute” will bring the familiar looks and sounds of the original Beach Boys to the stage.

On March 2, 2023, the Seraph Brass Quintet will present a diverse repertoire that includes newly commissioned works and well-known classics. These women play various horns and recently performed with Adele on her North American tour.

The final concert on April 17, 2023 will be Grammy-nominated pianist, singer and songwriter Judy Carmichael. Judy is one of the world’s greatest performers of stride and swing piano.