There is no happier sign of the season in the Northwest than the arrival of the annual Big Horn Brass Holiday Concerts. Since 1983, Big Horn Brass has been a mainstay of the Northwest music scene, mounting lively and fun-filled concerts for all ages.

The concert features fifteen shining pieces of brass and percussion playing holiday favorites and a few crowd-pleasing surprises that will thrill your whole family.

Our Program

  • Christmas Toons     Arr. Anthony DiLorenzo
  • What Rose Is This  English/German Traditional     Arr. Dan Partridge
  • Suite from the Nutcracker   Peter Tchaikovsky    Arr. Phil Snedecor
    Overture Miniature
    Russian Dance: Trepak
    Arabian Dance: Coffee
    Waltz of the Flowers
  • A Boomer’s Christmas     Arr. Jack Quinby
  • Polar Express Concert Suite    Silvestri/Ballard    Arr. Lars Campbell
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (vocal—Ian Harris)   Johnny Marks   Arr. John Smith
  • Ave Maria     Franz Biebl   Arr. Bruce Dunn
  • White Christmas (vocal–Ariana Mengis)     Irving Berlin   Arr. Lars Campbell
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol Overture        Paul Williams   Arr. Dave Robertson
  • It Came Upon a Midnight Clear        Richard Storrs Willis   Arr. Phil Neuman
  • Big Daddy’s Sleigh Ride     Leroy Anderson     Arr. Jack Quinby


Two Opportunities to Enjoy!

Sunday, December 9  6:30 PM
With a preconcert At 6:10 pm by the St. Matthew Exaltation Handbells
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
10390 SW Canyon Rd.
Beaverton, OR

Friday, December 14  7:00 PM
Milwaukie High School Auditorium
11300 SE 23rd Ave.
Milwaukie, OR
All Tickets: $10.00 – Available at the door
If you purchased your tickets online, your PayPal receipt is your ticket and we will have your name on the “nice” list at the door.

Big Horn Brass Holiday Performers

David Bryan
Guest Conductor:
Thomas Gibson
Guest Vocalists:
Ian Harris
Ariana Menges
Andrew Harris

Board of Directors

Chair: Andrew Harris
Secretary: Chuck Weswig
Treasurer: Tom Bland, CPA
David Bryan
John Ohnstad

Audio/Video Production:  On Scene Digital Audio Recording
Photographer: Darrel Meisenheimer

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