Edmonton’s quintet, Bok Brass, is gearing up to light up the stage with two candlelit concerts this summer at Betty Andrews Recital Hall at Grant MacEwan University. On May 25 and June 21, get ready to be swept off your feet as these experienced musicians bring to life your favourite Hollywood sountracks and Rock and Pop classics in a new light.
Bok Brass, Edmonton’s Top Musical Talent
Since its founding in 2014, this local ensemble has taken the music scene by storm. The group comprises five members, Joel Gray and Russell Whitehead on trumpet, Alden Lowry on trombone, Megan Evans on French horn, and Hannah Gray on tuba. These musicians have years of experience performing individually and together. Their talents have come together to form one of the top music talents in Edmonton.
From the soaring melodies of the trumpets to the warm tones of the French horn, the sound of this quintet is truly breathtaking. The trombone adds a rich and resonant quality to the music, while the tuba provides a strong foundation for the ensemble. Whether playing classical or contemporary music, Bok Brass’s performance is always full of energy and passion.
Two mesmerising candlelit concerts, one stunning venue
Firstly, the Rock and Pop classics tribute will feature hits from the ’70s to the 10’s, including music from John Lennon, Queen, and Lady Gaga. Subsequently, the Hollywood classics tribute will showcase iconic movie soundtracks, including Pink Panther, James Bond, and Toy Story. With such an exciting lineup, Bok Brass will leave you spellbound with their exquisite musical skill and infectious enthusiasm. These performances will sure stay with you long after the concert is over.
These tributes at Betty Andrews Recital Hall promise to be like no other. This stunning venue has been a cultural cornerstone in Edmonton for many years. Additionally, its beautiful curved ceiling allows sound to flow seamlessly throughout the space, which makes it the perfect place to see Bok Brass. The intimate size of the hall and warm lighting make it perfect for candlelight concerts, creating an enchanting atmosphere.
Bok Brass gives back to the community
Bok Brass has made enormous contributions to Edmonton’s music in different ways. The group has performed at various recitals and educational shows throughout the city, inspiring others to start their musical journeys. In addition to its performances, the quintet is passionate about music education. Its members work hand-in-hand with aspiring young musicians in the community through educational programmes at their private studios and MacEwan University, thus making way for a new generation of Edmonton’s finest talent.