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Behind the Brass
Stacy Baker


Join us on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Valentine Room at the Kool Family Center in downtown Battle Creek for another great opportunity to learn about what happens backstage at a Brass Band of Battle Creek concert and the programs the BBBC offers to students from kindergarten to twelfth grade!  Lunch is provided!  

In addition, musician Stacy Baker joins us at this event LIVE via FaceTime as she prepares to travel to Michigan for the Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Festival! 

Dr. Stacy Baker earned the academic rank of Professor of Music - Tuba /Euphonium and has been honored as the 2016-2017 Distinguished Creative Productions Award recipient and the 2014-2015 Distinguished Teacher at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky where she has taught since 1996. Originally from Harsen's Island, MI, she received both her M.M. and B.M. degrees from the University of Michigan where she graduated summa cum laude as a James B. Angell Scholar. She holds a D.M.A. in Performance and Literature with highest honors from the University of Illinois. She enjoys an active performing career appearing as featured artist at International Tuba/Euphonium Conferences (ITEC); regional Tuba/Euphonium Conferences (SERTEC/MWRTEC); International Women's Brass Conferences (IWBC); U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" Tuba/Euphonium Conferences; International Euphonium Tuba Festivals, and conferences hosted by the Kentucky, Florida, and Michigan Music Educator's Associations.

Seating is limited for this unique opportunity to spend some time with Stacy AND learn more about the BBBC! Call the BBBC business office today at 269-789-2222 to reserve your seat!  Reservations are required for this event and must be made by Monday, August 7th at noon.  This event is free and lunch is provided.  To find out more about this event and other upcoming “Behind the Brass” events visit

Saturday, August 12, 2017
6:30 p.m.


Sherman Lake YMCA Camp, Kellogg Hall
6225 N 39th St, Augusta, MI  49012

Free.  Fun.  For Friends.

Our goal is to get music lovers together for a free night out!  Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Kellogg Hall while hearing about the BBBC's programs, testimonials from student musicians, and a surprise guest!

Please RSVP to Shannon at 269 789-2222
by Monday, August 7th, 4:00 p.m.

You must RSVP to attend the dinner and program, no walk-ups please 

 **There is no charge to attend this event. Please know a monetary ask will be made during the evening.  There is no obligation to give, we just want you to know we will be asking.  

BBBC's Youth Brass Band 
FREE Community Concert
Saturday, August 12th, 2017
8:00 p.m.


Please join us for the Brass Band of Battle Creek's Youth Brass Band concert on Saturday, August 12th at the Sherman Lake YMCA Performance Shell!  This approximately one hour "brass-on-the-grass" concert begins at 8:00 p.m.

The concert features our incredibly talented Youth Brass Band, who will be joined by a few of your favorite BBBC musicians, all under the direction of Ed Zentera and our resident
conductor, Michael J. Garasi! 

This is going to be an event you won't want to miss!!

Bring your favorite comfy lawn chair or blanket and join us for the most wonderful event of the summer.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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