The Annual “Holiday Concert” is a Walnut Creek tradition. The concert features your seasonal favorites, plus a guest appearance by the United States Air Force Travis Brass.
Leonard Bernstein: Suite from Mass featuring the Travis Brass Arranged for Concert Band by Michael Sweeney written for the opening of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1971, in memory of John F. Kennedy
Program highlights include; Mannheim Steamroller favorites; Leroy Anderson’s; A Christmas Festival and Sleigh Ride And music by Schubert, Gould and Grainger
TRAVIS BRASS is the multitalented brass group of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. From a standard march or traditional brass composition to jazz, ragtime and the popular music of today, this group's diverse repertoire covers a myriad of styles to exhilarate audiences. Throughout the West Coast, Travis Brass focuses on educational outreach through hands-on clinics, master classes and interactive concerts for aspiring musicians of all ages. Additionally, Travis Brass shares their enthusiasm and expertise, customizing every performance to provide entertainment for community relations concerts, TV shows and professional sporting events, as well as honoring military personnel. Travis Brass is featured on the recording "Wood 'n Brass" and recently appeared on the local television show Good Day Sacramento. These talented artists are active duty professional musicians working in support of Air Mobility Command and the surrounding communities. Travis Brass' blend of sound, style and humor make them an entertaining ensemble, putting an evolutionary spin on music for tomorrow.