Join us at the Camp House on the 2nd Monday of every month!
Monday, March 9 - Chattanooga’s “British Style” Brass Band Brass bands in American are a vibrant part of the musical world. The Jericho Brass Band of Chattanooga is proud to continue this tradition in our community for the 17th year.
The Jericho Brass is a
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Covenant College Chamber Singers. This is an ensemble which specializes in unaccompanied literature representing a diversity of styles, and is directed by Dr. Scott Finch.
Monday, May 11 - Moccasin Brass
The Moccasin Brass Quintet is a Chattanooga-based brass quintet with a focus on modern repertoire and audience-friendly programs. Founded in 2009 when several of the members moved into the Chattanooga area, the Moccasin Brass performs throughout the region and presents a wide range of repertoire in concerts, special events, and educational clinics.
Tommy Bulman is a freelance musician in the greater Chattanooga area. As a private trumpet instructor, he keeps a very active teaching schedule with students stretching from North Georgia to Bradley County, Tennessee. This fall he will be finishing a degree in Trumpet Performance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he has studied with David Hobbs and Shane Porter. Tommy is also a member of the International Trumpet Guild and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Curt Elverd, trumpet, is the music director at Brown Middle School in Harrison, Tennessee. He is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University, where he received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts degrees. His primary trumpet teacher was Charlie Decker. He performs with the Jericho Brass Band, and serves as director of the Salvation Army School of Music in Chattanooga. He is the newest member of the Moccasin Brass Quintet, which he joined in January 2013
A native of coastal Georgia, Ellie Jenkins (horn) joined the faculty at Dalton State College in 2010. She is an active performer, playing principal horn in the Carroll Symphony, second horn with the Rome Symphony, and performing frequently with the Chamber Players of the South. She has also appeared with the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, and toured Taiwan with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra in 2004. She has served on the faculties of several schools including Berry College, the University of West Georgia, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Dr. Jenkins received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Horn Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has appeared as a recitalist in Italy, Brazil, and at several Southeast Horn Workshops. Dr. Jenkins resides in Dalton, Georgia, with her husband and four dogs.
Rich Stichler is Adjunct Professor of Trombone/Low Brass and also conducts the UTC Trombone Ensemble. He currently is Director of Bands at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, and was Director of Bands at Ridgeland High School in Rossville from 1993 to 1999. Under his direction the LFO and Ridgeland Bands have received consistent superior ratings for marching, concert, and jazz in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Stichler served as GMEA District Seven Band Division chair and organizer of the GMEA All-State Jazz Ensemble from 2002-2007. He is a past president of the Georgia Association of Jazz Educators. He has performed with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Fresno Philharmonic, and Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of the 15th Air Force Band of the Golden West at March Air Force Base in California from 1987 to 1991.
Bass trombonist Michael Carver can be heard performing with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera at the historic Tivoli Theater in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has also appeared with the Nashville, Huntsville, Evansville, Macon, Tuscaloosa, and Rome (Georgia) symphony orchestras. Additionally, Michael has toured China and Japan as a member of the Hollywood Film Orchestra. A frequent performer of musical styles outside of the classical idiom, Michael has appeared with a wide variety of artists such as Doc Severinsen, Bernadette Peters, Bela Fleck, Al Jarreau, Randy Newman, ELO, The Spinners, The Four Tops, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra featuring Bill Tole, The Moody Blues, and many more.
Michael currently serves on the faculty of Dalton State College, and has also taught at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Southern College, and Lee University. A graduate of both Georgia State University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Michael's principal teachers have included Richard Brady at GSU and Jim Bermann, Dale Hair, and Keith Sanders at UTC. Michael lives in Rome, Georgia, with his wife Donna, and two children Lance and Sarah. Michael is an Edwards Performing artist and plays on Edwards Trombones exclusively.
organization proudly bringing great brass band music to our Chattanooga community and beyond. The 2014 – 2015 Season is our 17th year of performing. Our band’s name was inspired by the of Joshua’s army who blew their “trumpets of rams horns” and caused the massive walls of the city of Jericho to come crashing down. We, however, hope to be building a renewed appreciation of the unique sound of that “town square brass band” for people of all ages across our community.