The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Lifestyles

September 10, 2013

MA Brass to perform concert

MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. — A benefit concert for Timber Lake Playhouse in Mount Carroll will feature regional musicians.

The MA Brass Ensemble will perform a concert for Timber Lake at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the theater in Mount Carroll. This is the first joint venture of the two groups.

General admission is $15 at the door. Large groups may purchase in advance at (815) 244-2035.

MA Brass includes Aaron White, Jon James and Elizabeth Judd of Sterling, Ill., Mark Dempsey of Dixon, Ill., and Mark Bressler of Mount Carroll, Ill. The performance will feature an evening of American standards.

White, a trumpet player, lives in Sterling, and performs with the Sterling Municipal Band and Rock River Jazz Band. James, another trumpet player, is the band director for Polo schools and is the director of the Sterling Municipal Band. He resides in Sterling, and performs and directs the Rock River Jazz Band, and performs with the Dixon Municipal Band.

Elizabeth Judd, a french horn player, lives in Sterling, and is the band and chorus director at Rock Falls High School. She performs with the Sterling Municipal Band. Mark Dempsey is a trombonist from Dixon, and performs with the Sterling Municipal Band and Rock River Jazz Band.

Lastly, Mark Bressler, is a tuba player from Mount Carroll. He is the director of the Sauk Valley College concert band as well as the Dixon Municipal Band. He also performs with the Sterling Municipal Band and Rock River Jazz Band.

Later this fall, Timber Lake will present the third annual interactive presentation of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling (815) 244-2035 or at www.timberlakeplayhouse.org. Interactive prop bags may be purchased for $10 each.

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