DAYTON, OH (November 25, 2014) - On Friday, December 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon at the Loft Theatre, 126 N. Main St., Third Floor, the Carillon Brass will present Bach's Lunch, a series of two free holiday concerts. All five members of the Carillon Brass are members of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. This popular holiday tradition is sponsored by the Richard A. and Mary T. Whitney Fund.
The program will feature traditional holiday favorites as well as other music for brass instruments, presented in a light-hearted, audience-friendly format. Members of the Carillon Brass are Charles Pagnard, DPO Principal Trumpet; Alan Siebert, DPO Second Trumpet; Aaron Brant, DPO Principal French Horn; Chad Arnow, DPO Bass Trombone; and Tim Northcut, DPO Principal Tuba.
All are invited to come early to assure a good seat and to bring a lunch to enjoy while listening to some fun, festive music. Complimentary coffee from Boston Stoker and donuts will be available beginning at 9 a.m. when the doors open. Boston’s Bistro & Pub will have turkey and cheddar croissant “Bach’s lunches” available for purchase for $7 beginning at 11 a.m. for the noon performance.
About the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance was formed in July 2012 as the result of a groundbreaking and innovative merger between the Dayton Ballet, the Dayton Opera, and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Together, they are the largest performing arts organization in the community, offering a tremendous variety of performance and education programs and setting a new standard for artistic excellence. Dayton Performing Arts Alliance performances are made possible in part by Montgomery County and Culture Works, the single largest source of community funds for the arts and culture in the Miami Valley. The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance also receives partial funding from the Ohio Arts Council, a state agency created to foster and encourage the development of the arts and to preserve Ohio's cultural heritage. Funding from the Ohio Arts Council is an investment of state tax dollars that promotes economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohio residents. The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is proud to be one of five performing arts organizations in the country selected to receive a three-year "Music Alive" grant from New Music USA and the League of American Orchestras.