2014 - Prairie Brass Announces New Music Directors
Following the decision of the band's first Music Director, Dallas Niermeyer to step down from the podium after 16 years, the band began an extensive search process.
President, Clark Niermeyer and Prairie Brass is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Music Staff:
- Mary Barnes-Gingrich, Music Director
- Peter Held, Co-Music Director
- Dallas Niermeyer, Director Emeritus on Staff
2014 PBOY Awarded to Karen Griffin
Karen Griffin - Principal Cornet, was the winner of the PBOY Award on July 25th at our performance in Harmony Park in our hometown of Arlington Heights. The PBOY award is a service award given to that band member who has best displayed the exemplary characteristics of attitude, dedication, service, attendance and musicianship.
Congratulations to Karen from the entire Prairie Brass Band family.
pictured here at the celebration party are Karen and band president, Clark Niermeyer
Prairie Brass Band Hosts US Open Brass Band Championships
The Prairie Brass Band hosted the 12th annual US Open Brass Band Championships at the Norris Center in St. Charles, IL on November 8, 2014.
Spectators are the primary reason for the success of the U.S. Open Brass Band Championships.
Thank you for your participation and we hope to provide you with entertainment that you won't soon forget at next year's event!
The Prairie Brass Band rehearses on Thursday evenings in Arlington Heights. Please contact Clark Niermeyer at firstname.lastname@example.org for rehearsal details.