Surrey Brass Quintet

Brass for Everyone

Surrey Brass logo Saturday 30 March 2019 at 7.30 pm

The Surrey Brass Quintet performs an innovative and entertaining programme of music spanning baroque to jazz.

Founded in August 2001, Surrey Brass aims to develop the fine tradition of ensemble brass performance originated by the famous Philip Jones Brass Ensemble by widening the audience for brass music, enlarging the repertoire, and providing enjoyment for everyone.

Surrey BrassFeaturing some of the best players in the county, Surrey Brass plays a wide, innovative and entertaining repertoire incorporating fresh influences from diverse musical sources including classical, jazz, film, and world music.

Surrey Brass are particularly keen to encourage young brass players, and every year they perform at least one concert involving them.

You can find out more about Surrey Brass on their website, and listen to recordings of some of their music. See below for the concert programme.

Door open at 7.00 pm and the concert is expected to finish by 9.30 pm.

How to book

Tickets are £12 each, which includes interval refreshments. Contact Sue on 07866 969147 or at before making any payment and let her know how you intend to pay. She will then agree how to get your tickets to you.

You can pay by online bank transfer (see our bank details), by cash, or by cheque (payable to Carshalton Methodist Church).

Tickets can also be purchased on the door.


Brass for Everyone flyerFirst half – Classic Brass

1. Sonata from Die Bankelsangerlieder – Anon
2. Battle Suite – Samuel Scheidt
3. Quintet No.1 – Victor Ewald
4. Humoresque – Antonin Dvorak
5. Tarantella – Felix Mendelssohn

Second half – Lighter Brass

1. Olympic Theme – Leo Arnaud
2. Theme from Out of Africa – John Barry
3. Folk Song Fantasy – Joseph Horovitz
4. Frère Jacques – trad. French
5. Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael
6. Dallas Brass Suite – Balloon Ride, Heartland, Surfside
7. Your Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
8. Ain't Misbehavin' – Fats Waller

Musical numbers will be introduced by members of the ensemble, and there will also be a few short talks on related musical subjects of interest.

The Surrey Brass Quintet
John Goodwin and Lindsay Marns – trumpets
Tim Costen – French horn
Michael Straker – trombone
Adrian Warren – tuba

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