SOLON– The Eastern Iowa Brass Band (EIBB) will kick off its 2011-2012 subscription series on Saturday, Sept.17, at 7:30 p.m. at Solon Middle School. Kate Wohlman, the band’s new music director, will take the podium.
Kate is currently working toward her DMA in Tuba Performance at the University of Iowa. At the university, she is a brass area teaching assistant, conductor of the Collegium Tubum (tuba/euphonium ensemble), and assistant to Professor of Tuba John Manning. Kate earned her M.M. in Tuba Performance and M.A. in Music Theory from Penn State University. The EIBB is excited to welcome Kate and her firsthand knowledge of British brass band culture.
The band was started by Don Stine in 1986 and the 2011-2012 year marks the band’s 25th season. Members are celebrating by including favorite pieces from years past on each program.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for students. For more information, please visit www.easterniowabrassband.com .