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

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