“The five charming members of Brass Over Bridges stand out as much for their artistic brilliance as for their contagious enjoyment of the live music experience.” Fleur Williams - Local Santa Cruz
Based in San Francisco, Brass Over Bridges is an ensemble that understands that music is all about connection. Inspired by the artistic community of the San Francisco Bay Area, Brass Over Bridges seeks to engage audiences with music across barriers of style and artistic discipline. In addition to performing concerts, Brass Over Bridges is passionate about supporting school music programs through outreach performances designed to educate and inspire young musicians.
Help support our endeavors in bringing classical chamber music to the Bay Area, and in helping music education thrive once again in our communities.
Meet the musicians
"...you all were really fantastic. Great on all accounts, your group's musicianship and insightful feedback was the best my students have received since I have been here."
Henry Hung, Band Director
SF School of The Arts
“You guys sounded incredible! It’s such a treat to hear such high caliber music up close and personal and it makes a huge impression on my students.”
Matthew de Funiak, Band Director
Denman Middle School
“Brass Over Bridges presented a very mature musical program. It was very engaging, musical, and the students loved talking with the musicians about their path in music and how they rehearse“
Todd Summers, Band Director
Henry M. Gunn High School
“Their much-deserved encore was full of upbeat pizzazz that had us all grinning from ear to ear. The five charming members of Brass Over Bridges stand out as much for their artistic brilliance as for their contagious enjoyment of the live music experience..”
Fleur Williams, Journalist
Local Santa Cruz
“Brass Over Bridges delivers a performance that is both spellbinding and entertaining; and worthy of the inevitable standing ovation.”
JJ Hollingsworth, Forte House Concert Series
2019 Aspen Music Festival Brass Quintet Fellowship
“Fellowships are awarded to ensembles in pursuit of a career in brass chamber music.”
2019 Intermusic SF’s Musical Grant Award
“The Musical Grant Program awards grants to support the creative musical activity of San Francisco Bay Area performers, composers and presenters whose projects focus specifically on music for the small ensemble. The MGP raises the profile of local artists and creates opportunities for audiences to experience the rich diversity of music in the Bay Area.”
2019 Cypress Award
“The Cypress Award seeks to celebrate artistic excellence and educational innovation across musical genres. In their proposal, applicants must display both artistic excellence and a creative approach to education. Applicants are encouraged to be innovative, thoughtful and bold.”
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Brass Over Bridges performs across the entire SF Bay Area.