All trumpeters, even those who haven’t played for a while, are invited to participate on April 27 in the Southington Brass Blast, a Guinness World Record attempt at Southington High School.
Registration and vendor fair begins at 10 am, the UConn Funky Dawgz Band will entertain from 11:00-12:00, sectional rehearsal begins at 12:00 pm, the performance is at 1:00 pm, and the concert is at 2:00 pm. Food and drink will be available for purchase from 10 to 2.
The trumpeters will perform the national anthem and a selection, to be announced later, that meet the Guinness World Record criteria.
“The Brass Blast represents everything that is right in a healthy community. The event showcases high quality professionals working and volunteering with today’s youth for the good of others,” said Joseph Erardi, superintendent of schools in Southington.
Registration fees for performers are $15 for extra early bird, $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Spectators will be admitted free, though donations will be accepted.
Proceeds will benefit three organizations: The Mill Foundation for Kids, Southington High School Band Backers and Connecticut Music Educators Association.
Call Erik Semmel at 860-289-8850, ext. 721.