Homebase: Saltspring Island
Languages: English, French
Grant Eligibility: Eligible for 70% AIE
Founded in 1981, Foothills Brass presents up to 200 events each year in concert halls, universities, classrooms and cathedrals. The ensemble has performed for about one million students in elementary, middle and high schools and at colleges and universities across North America. Foothills Brass is composed of five versatile musicians from across Canada. This superb quintet is dedicated to exceptional artistic presentation, meaningful educational activities and innovative leadership in the artistic community.
To say that our audience was enthusiastic would be an understatement. Foothills Brass not only impressed with their thoughtful artistry, but they also filled the hall with toe-tapping excitement. An all-around outstanding presentation! Norm Werbner, Middle Keys Concerts, Marathon, FL
The players have fun on stage and with the audience, creating a light-hearted atmosphere while playing some seriously robust and thrilling music. Port Colborne Tribune, ON
The kids had a blast! And they got a lot out of it. Gail Hiley, Dr Gordon Higgins Junior High School, Calgary, AB