STBB Highlights


Some highlights of our programming history include:
Consistent support for our Sheldon Theatre concerts throughout our history
Spring concert in April
Summer season concert in August
Traditional holiday concerts in November
World premiere performances of new works for brass band by
Internationally-known brass band composers Stephen Bulla and Robert Collinson
American Composers Forum founder Libby Larson
Band members Dr. Glen Newton, Keith Thompson, Steven Ritzenthaler, Milt Hovelson, Harvey Halpaus, and John Mundy
Joint concerts with other artists
Lake Wobegon Brass Band, the second oldest brass band in Minnesota
Carleton Symphony Band, Ronald Rodman, director
Grand Symphonic Winds, an outstanding adult wind band
Concerts that were part of national or international festivals
Peace Gathering Concert, part of the 2007 International Peace Conference in Red Wing
Concerts as part of the 2006 Vintage Band Festival in Northfield
Concerts featuring nationally-known musicians
Trombone soloist Thomas Ashworth
Salvation Army composer and conductor William Himes
Organist Katherine Handford
Participation in the North American Brass Band Association (NABBA)
Hosting the NABBA competition in Red Wing in 1997, placing second in the championship division
Winning the NABBA Honors Division competition in 1993
Competing in the U.S. Open Brass Band Championships
Hosting a joint rehearsal in 2008 that brought together members of Minnesota’s three brass bands:
Sheldon Theatre Brass Band
Lake Wobegon Brass Band
Winona Brass Band

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