Formed in 1996, the Chesapeake Silver Cornet Brass Band is comprised of amateur and professional musicians from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware. Following the brass banding tradition, we are an all-volunteer organization.
On March 30, 2012, the band again won Second Place in our division in the North American Brass Band Association Competition. This year it was held in Cincinnati, Ohio.
On April 17, 2010, the band won Second Place in our division in the North American Brass Band Association Competition in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The band performs a varied repertoire of contemporary and traditional brass band music throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
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This program is made possible, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to promoting and supporting the arts in Delaware. For additional information on arts activities in Delaware, visit the Delaware Division of the Arts homepage.
For more information, or to listen to samples or order our latest CD recordings, please email our managing director at chesapeake.band @ gmail.com.
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Musical Director Emeritus
Dr. Richard Fischer
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Chesapeake Brass Band, Box 172, Hockessin, DE 19707