Southington Brass is a collection of adult and youth trumpet players connected by friendship and family ties. The group encourages musical excellence and provides a public service while fostering relationships within the community.
Learn about our upcoming performances.
Be Part of the Brass Blast!
Join us for the 2013 Southington Brass Blast, a Guinness World Record™ attempt for the largest trumpet ensemble, to be held on April 27, 2013.
Southington Brass in the press:
- Hartford Courant, 3/15/2013 - Southington Brass Blast Tries Again To Break Guinness Record
- WTIC Face Connecticut - interview
- Southington Patch, 2/20/2013 - For the Love of the Music: 'Brass Blast' Shoots for World Record
- Better Connecticut, 2/15/2013
- Record Journal, 1/23/2013 - "Brass Blast" taking another shot at World Record
- WQUN, 11/2012 - radio interview about the 2013 Brass Blast.
- New Britain Herald, 4/23/2012 - OUR VIEW: Keep the music alive
- Record Journal, 4/23/2012 - Trumpeters in Southington raise money, fail to set world record
- Bristol Press, 4/21/2012 - Trumpeters attempt to blow through Guinness record: Southington Brass Blast raises 'awareness to the importance of music education'
- Record Journal (video), 4/21/2012 - Southington Guinness Attempt
- Good Morning Connecticut - WTNH.com Connecticut News, 4/19/2012 - Trying to set a world trumpet record
- Boston Globe, 4-19-2012 - Trumpeters needed to break world record
- PRWeb, 4-10-2012 - Blow Your Horn! Trumpeters Needed to Break Record - "Southington Brass" Aspires to Break Guinness Record for Largest Trumpet Ensemble
- Record Journal, 4-9-2012 - Trumpeters sought to break record at Southington High School
- Hartford Courant, 2-27-2012 - Southington Man Works To Break Trumpet-Ensemble Record
- FOX CT 61, 2-6-2012 - Southington Trumpeters Seek Guiness Record
- Southington Observer, 1-13-2012 - Brass players looking to set a world record
- Southington Citizen, 1-6-2012 - Brass Blast to trumpet its way into Guiness World Records
- Southington Patch, 12-29-2011 - Guinness World Record Attempt For Local Musical Group
- The Southington Observer, 12-23-2011 - Blast some brass into the world records in April
- The New Britain Herald, 12-20-2011 - Musician hopes to blast brass record
- Southington Observer, 12-16-2011 - And a One and a Two
- Southington Patch, 12-11-2011 - Santa Visits Camp Sloper
- WFSB, 12-2-2011 - Better Connecticut performance
- Southington Patch, 12-2-2011 - "Christmas in the Village" draws large crowd
- Record Journal, 12-2-2011 - Southington Brass performs at Christmas in the Village (video)
- Record Journal, 11-29-2011 - Crowd enthusiastic at school foundation gala in Southington
- Record Journal, 11-26-2011 - Southington Brass seeks trumpeters for record-breaking performance
- WQUN - AM 1220, 8-2011 - "Interview with Erik Semmel about the Southington Brass Blast" (MP3)
- Southington Patch, 8-22-2011- "Southington Drive-In Delivers Fun In the Dark"
- Southington Patch, 8-17-2011- "Southington Drive-In Unveils New Twist: Music and a Movie"
- Record Journal, 12-1-2010 - "Young Men with Their Horns"