Brass Band

2525 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16506


brass band

Meeting Tuesday evenings March through December at 7:30PM at the Zem Zem Shrine.


Our goal for 2017 is to acquire more members in order to survive.All woodwind and brass instruments are needed. Clarinets, saxophones, flutes, trumpets, trombones, baritones, tubas and percussion. Music played is mid-level degree of difficulty.


Masons, women as well as teenagers are encouraged to join.

Concerts are played throughout the year, plus optional participation riding on a float in parades is possible.
Socializing is available in Zem Zem Well before and after practice. Practice sessions are on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. The location is Zem Zem Shrine Club 2525 West 38th Street.



September Newsletter


The Brass Band is preparing for a concert and still actively seeking players.
At the heart of a brass band are the trumpets. Last March, Don Haener, a popular Erie bandman for over 60 years, was visited by the Black Camel. For his musical abilities and his warm personality, Don is irreplaceable. Yet, the trumpet section will welcome another member to help ll the gap.

Bill Fairgraves, a professional musician and Shriner for over fifty years, leads the trumpet section. Art Smaltz, PP, plays trumpet and is President and Treasurer of the band. The third member of the trumpet section is David Lester. If you have a trumpet and would like to play, come join this group of musicians.

The band welcomes new members at every position. We are especially in need of an alto saxophonist and trombone players. Rehearsals are on Tuesday nights, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., at the Zem Zem Shrine. The Well of Zem Zem is open after practice.

The Brass Band plays so children can.

Forest Feighner, Noble Saxophonist

feighner@gmail.com


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