Founded in 1982, Solid Brass is recognized by audiences and critics alike as one of the premier brass groups in America. The members of the ensemble are some of the New York area's finest musicians who have performed at Lincoln Center with the Metropolitan Opera and New York City Opera orchestras, N.Y. City Ballet orchestra, Broadway shows, movies, and television as well as a host of appearances as orchestral and chamber musicians in the metropolitan area. Members have been heard in the pits of such Broadway shows as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,Gypsy, 42nd Street, Nine, Annie Get Your Gun, Crazy for You, Sunset Blvd., Titanic, and many more. Solid Brass has recorded on the Musical Heritage Society label, Dorian Recordings, Joseph Grado Signature Recordings and Craig Dory Recordings; and has appeared on PBS TV's 'The State of the Arts'. Musical arrangements are being published in the Solid Brass SERIES of Trigram Music Inc., Century City, California. Solid Brass has been a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and has performed in Mexico and Canada. Solid Brass, ten brass players and a percussionist, is the only ensemble of it's kind in North America. The glorious sound of Solid Brass and it's rapport with audiences provide a great concert experience.