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Under the music direction of Gareth Pritchard, the BBCF features Central Florida’s finest brass and
percussion musicians, performing in the British Brass Band style with traditional British Brass Band
instrumentation. BBCF has an active performance schedule of concerts, outreach programs and
competitions throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.

The Brass Band of Central Florida is very fortunate to perform two separate programs each year at
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church as part of the prestigious St. Luke’s Concert series, which also features
other groups such as the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, UCF Symphony Orchestra and Orlando
Concert Band. The Band has also performed regularly at the Winter Park Arts Festival and the
Celebration Foundation Concert Series. Many students from Orange, Seminole and Volusia
Counties, plus UCF and Stetson Universities have benefitted from the Band’s outreach programs and
are now full-time members of the Band.

BBCF has competed regularly in the Championship Section of the North American Brass Band
Championships (NABBA) and the US Open, winning NABBA in 2005 and the US Open on 4 occasions.

They have also appeared once at the British Open Brass Band Championships and three times at the
Brass in Concert Championship, gaining 2nd Prize in 2011.

The Brass Band of Central Florida is an IRS 501 c (3) tax-exempt and a Florida non-profit corporation.
The organization’s mission is to promote the traditional British Brass Band style and sound while
helping to preserve and foster its long and colourful history and its music

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