Fountain City Brass Band Wins 2016 North American National Brass Band Championship


The Fountain City Brass Band, directed by Dr. Joseph Parisi and comprised of UMKC Conservatory faculty, students, alumni, and others won its 6th North American National Brass Band Championships in Fort Wayne, Indiana, since 2007!

According to its website: "A successful defense of the Championship Section title under the direction of Joseph Parisi was secured in emphatic fashion by the senior band, whilst their talented youngsters claimed the Youth Section laurels with a wonderful display of mature artistry under Lee Harrelson and Paul Bessetti."

The Fountain City Youth Band also won the youth title.

Congratulations to everyone!

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949