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The Christmas Brass Performs in December

The Kishwaukee Brass Quintet returns to DeKalb County Farm Bureau on Monday, Dec. 3. They will feature Christmas songs from America’s greatest seasonal hits at 1 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Theater.

Selections will include Andy Williams “It’s a Most Wonderful World,” Charlie Brown’s “Christmas Time is Here,” and “Holly and the Ivy.” Count on “Twelve Days of Christmas,” and “Silent Night” to stir your Christmas memories.

Musical pieces will be selected from KBQ’s 125 Canadian Brass style Christmas library. Handel’s famous “Hallelujah” Chorus will conclude the program.

Members of the KBQ include DeKalb’s Mark Baldin and Mark Roller, trumpet; Mark Robinson, french horn; John D. Smith, trombone; and Deb Shofner, tuba. John Smith is the manager and coordinator of the KBQ.

Their DeKalb County Farm Bureau appearance is one of 13 stops on their county Tis the Season tour. Various sponsors include Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation, Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund, anonymous grants and venue hosts.

Farm Bureau members are welcome to attend this musical performance. Prior to the performance, Prime Timers will enjoy a holiday lunch in the Farm Bureau Auditorium at 12-noon. Lunch fee is $7 payable in advance at the Farm Bureau office, by Nov, 27.