Cape Fear Brass Works

The Region's Premier Source for Brass Music

 

Cape Fear Brass Works is the region's best source for brass music. Engaging some of the area's finest musicians, it offers a variety of brass ensembles for all occasions throughout the Cape Fear region and beyond.

Contact Dr. Daniel Johnson to schedule a performance for your next event via phone 910-962-7559 or email.

 

The Cape Fear Brass Ensembles

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The Port City Tubas

 

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The Cape Fear Brass Quintet

The Cape Fear Brass Quintet is the region's best source for brass music. Performing in area schools, churches, and other venues, the ensemble consists of some of the region's leading musicians playing trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. The ensemble was formed by tuba and euphonium professor Daniel Johnson in 2005. Personnel includes: John LaCognata, Chris Ackerman, and Bill Dries, trumpet; Kim Adams and Steve Skillman, horn; Chad Horsley, trombone; Ben Edwards, euphonium; Daniel Johnson and David Howard, tuba.

Contact Dr. Daniel Johnson to schedule a performance for your next event via phone 910-962-7559 or email.

Our repertoire spans a wide range of styles: from Baroque, Classical, and Romantic to Contemporary and Jazz.

Audio Examples

Amazing Grace Carolina in the Morning
A Closer Walk with Thee The Entertainer
Semper Fidelis Mississippi Rag

Note: if you have trouble hearing these audio files, you may need to download QuickTime.

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The Port City Tubas

The Port City Tubas is the region's best source for low-brass music. This tuba-euphonium ensemble includes professional and collegiate tuba and euphonium players from throughout the region. Past performances include appearances at RiverFest, the 211 Playhouse, UNC-Wilmington, and the area concerts. In addition to marches, polkas, and other seasonal favorites, the group performs contemporary music transcribed and written especially for tuba-euphonium ensemble.

Contact Dr. Daniel Johnson to schedule a performance for your next event via phone 910-962-7559 or email.

Our repertoire spans a wide range of styles: from Baroque and Classical to Pop and German Band.

Audio Examples

Rock Around the Clock Jingle Bells
La Bamba Pat-a-Pan
Three Moods - Allegro Mr. Grinch

Note: if you have trouble hearing these audio files, you may need to download QuickTime.

The Port City Tubas in rehearsal.

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Other seasonal appearances include Tuba Christmas, OctubaFest, and TubaZalea.

 

 

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For further information about the Cape Fear Brass Works, contact Dr. Johnson:

Phone 910-962-7559 or email.