Bravo Brass of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra arrives downtown, March 12

The PYO Music Institute’s Bravo Brass Ensemble will perform “Instant Classics – Enduring Favorites for Brass Ensembles” on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Downtown Philadelphia at St. Mark’s Church – 1625 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA.

This very special concert will offer the public the opportunity to hear classical music in the remarkable acoustics of St. Mark’s Church. Paul Bryan, director and conductor of Bravo Brass and dean of the Curtis Institute of Music, raves about the experience. He said: “Not only am I always proud of the outstanding work of our music students, but to be in such a beautiful setting makes for an amazing evening.”

Bravo Brass, founded in 1997, is the brass ensemble program of the PYO Music Institute led by director and bandleader Paul Bryan. The only year-round brass ensemble in the Philadelphia area and one of only three in the country, Bravo Brass offers the highest level of individual and ensemble training and performance opportunities for young musicians in most accomplished coppers in the region.

General admission tickets are $15. Students under 18 are free. For more information about Bravo Brass and the PYO Music Institute and tickets, please visit or call (215) 545-0502.