Arts & Entertainment

Brass Band of Battle Creek

The Brass Band of Battle Creek (BBBC) is a 31-member professional brass band which performs music of all styles. Over the last 30 years, the BBBC is recognized as one of the premier brass/percussion ensembles in the world, and has seen its membership grow to include some of the finest brass and percussion performers in the United States and Great Britain.

As part of its youth education program, the 501(c)3 organization includes a Youth Brass Band, established from its Youth Brass Band Camp. A week-long day camp held each summer providing an opportunity for aspiring high-school brass and percussion students to study with a faculty that includes renowned performers who teach in highly regarded institutions including the Julliard School of Music, Indiana University, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Also on the faculty are outstanding freelance musicians who play in some of the world’s most prestigious venues and with some of the most sought after ensembles.