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History of the Cincinnati Brass Band

1993-1994

In March of 1993, the CBB is organized by Bill Harvey of Buddy Rogers Music, with Anita Cocker Hunt and Drew Cremisio as co-directors. Later Anita becomes the director, as Drew shifts to a role of principal cornet and assistant director. The band’s first performance is at the Tri-County Mall. Other concerts were held at the Wyoming Village Green, Hamilton Airport, Kenwood Mall, Northern Kentucky University, Roselawn Lutheran Church and the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt. Assistant Director: Drew Cremisio. Eb Soprano: Jim Olcott. Cornet: Drew Cremisio, Bill Harvey, Richard McNutt, Robert Pugh, Jim Yost, Christine Schuster, Joe Hardin, Chuck Wyrick, Brian Buerilie, Greg Woodrum. Flugelhorn: Tim Brewer, Mary Jo Sparrow. Alto Horn: Chuck Strain, Janice Trytten, Pete Metzger, Bob Weekley, Judy Weekley. Trombone: David Haldeman, Al Holzmeister, Tom Jones, Bill Taggart, John Bales, Bill Gemmer. Baritone/Trombone: Jeanne Howard. Baritone: Ernie Roman. Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Steve Hoock, Kim T. Trytten. Tuba: David L. Abbott, Richard J. Meehan, Doug Parrott, Karl D. Robinson. Percussion: Daniel Wooten, Steve Strider. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

1994-1995

Concerts were held at Christ the King Lutheran Church, a Salvation Army Benefit at St. George Center, the Lexington Brass Band Festival, a joint concert with Northwest High School, the Shane Hayes Scholarship Fund Benefit at Lemon Monroe HS, the Stanbury Park Ice Cream Social and a Cincinnati Art Museum Fund Raiser.

Membership: Conductor: Anita Cocker Hunt. Asst. Conductor: Drew Cremisio. Eb Soprano: John Burgess, Jim Olcott. Cornets: Brian Buerkle, Drew Cremisio, Bob Gray, Wendell Griffin, Jr., Joe Hardin, Craig Hartje, Bill Harvey, Derek Lance, Richard McNutt, Steve Monroe, Robert Pugh, Vince Rahnfeld, Cathy Schanz, Christine Schuster, James Vennemeyer, Greg Woodrum, Chuck Wyrick. Flugelhorn: Tim Brewer, Mary Jo Sparrow, Jim Yost. Alto Horn: Hughey Hancock, Lisa Hancock, Ron Lutterbie, Pete Metzger, Chuck Strain, Janice Trytten, Kim T. Trytten, Bob Weekley, Judy Weekley. Baritone: Ernie Roman. Euphonium: Jeff Evans, Mark A. Hensler, Steve Hoock, Bill Wilkie. Trombone: John Bales, Jeff Clymer, Bill Gemmer, David Haldeman, Al Holzmeister, Tom Jones, Rod Rupp, Bill Taggart. Tuba: David L. Abbott, David A. Bullock, Brad Goldman, Jeanne Howard, Paul Howard, Donald Lance, Jamie Lawless, Richard J. Meehan, Doug Parrott, Karl P. Robinson. Percussion: Christopher S. Daria, Niccholas Mavrigoglov, Richard Moehlman, Steve Strider, Dan Walsey, Daniel Wooten. Librarian: Jack Bunton

1995-1996

With the departure of Drew Cremisio, Mark Hensler becomes assistant director, and Bob Gray becomes the principal cornet. Entering a competition for the first time at NABBA XIV hosted by the Brass Band of Columbus in Dublin, OH, the CBB wins first place in the Challenge section. The competition pieces are Chorale and Toccata (Stephen Bulla) and Celtic Suite (Philip Sparke). Other concerts were held at the Pendleton County Fine Arts Festival, Falmouth, KY, a Salvation Army Benefit at Montgomery Baptist Church, Landmark Baptist Church, Shane Hayes Fund Benefit at Lemon Monroe HS and the Stanbury Park Ice Cream Social.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt. Asst. Director: Mark A. Hensler. Cornets: Tanya Bromley, Eric Dina, Bob Gray, Joe Hardin, Craig Hartje, Derek Lance, Steve Monroe, Robert Pugh, Christine Schuster, Dave Stephen, James Vennemeyer, Aaron White, Chuck Wyrick. Flugelhorn: Anthony A. Yocco, Jim Yost. Alto Horn: Bill Harvey, Ron Lutterbie. Laurel Hinkle.  Baritone: Jeff Evans, Ernie Roman. Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie. Trombone: John Bales, Jeffrey Clymer, David Haldeman, Al Holzmeister, Tom Jones, Rod Rupp. Tuba: Jeanne Howard, Paul Howard, Donald Lance, Richard J. Meehan. Percussion: Christopher S. Daria, Richard Moehlman, Len Plants. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

1996-1997

The band takes another first place in the Challenge section at NABBA XV hosted by the Sheldon Theatre Brass Band in Red Wing, MN. The competition pieces (tape) are American Variations (Alan Fernie) and A Malvern Suite (Philip Sparke). Other concerts were held at the Licking Valley Arts Festival with the Pendleton County HS Band, the Seton Series, a Salvation Army Benefit at Montgomery Baptist Church, Finneytown High School and Shane Hayes Fund Benefit at Lemon Monroe HS.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt. Asst. Director: Mark A. Hensler. Cornet: Eric C. Boyd, Tanya Bromley, Theresa Childs, Jacklyn Cook, Carl F. Evert, Steve Faulkner, Bob Gray, Craig Hartje, Steve Monroe, Robert Pugh, Christine Schuster, Aaron White, Chuck Wyrick. Flugelhorn: Tony Yocco, Jim Yost. Alto Horn: Kristin Brown, Bill Harvey, Laurel Hinkle, Ron Lutterbie. Baritone: Jeff Evans, Eric Harvey. Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie. Trombone: John Bales, Jeffrey Clymer, David Haldeman, Al Holzmeister, Tom Jones, Rod Rupp. Tuba: Mark Cain, Bill Eckerle, Howard Hawkins, Jeanne Howard, Paul Howard, Richard J. Meehan, Tim Olt. Percussion: Tracy Dodds, Christopher S. Daria, Jo Ann Harvey, John E. Lachmann, Richard Moehlman. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

1997-1998

The CBB competes for the final time in the Challenge section at NABBA XVI hosted by the Lexington Brass Band in Lexington, KY, and comes away with a fourth place finish. Other concerts were held at Landmark Baptist Church, the Ohio Music Educator’s Association at Columbus, OH (CD), Harrison High School (Joint Concert), the Shane Hayes Fund Benefit at Lemon Monroe HS, the 150th anniversary of Phi Delta Theta at the Omni Hotel, the Ashland, KY Brass Band & Hot Dog Festival and the Maysville, KY Library Dedication.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Eric Boyd; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Chuck Wyrick, Tom Gabrielsen; 1st Cornet: Steve Monroe, Jaclyn Cook, Aaron White; 2nd Cornet: Carl Evert, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Craig Hartje, Dwight Wages; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey ; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Jeff Evans; 2nd Baritone: Dave Burch; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Jeffrey Clymer, Al Holzmeister; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, John Bales; Eb Bass: Ian Insko, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Howard Hawkins, Bill Eckerle, Richard Meehan; Percussion: Richard Moehlman, Jo Ann Harvey, John Lachman, Tim Guttridge. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

1998-1999

Moving up to the Honors section, the band takes first place at NABBA XVII in St Charles. IL, hosted by the Illinois Brass Band. The CBB Brass Quintet walks away with a second (third?) place finish. The band performs at the Ohio Music Educator’s Association in Cincinnati (CD), the Seton Series, the College Conservatory of Music, with the Cincinnati Pops Concert on the Green at Union Central Life and at Riverbend, the Ashland, KY Brass Band & Hot Dog Festival, and at Xenia, OH.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Eric Boyd; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Chuck Wyrick, Tom Gabrielsen; 1st Cornet: Steve Monroe, Eliszabeth Howard, John Arnold; 2nd Cornet: Carl Evert, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Dwight Wages; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Jeff Evans; 2nd Baritone: Dave Burch; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Jeffrey Clymer, Al Holzmeister; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, John Bales; Eb Bass: Ian Insko, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Howard Hawkins, Bill Eckerle, Richard Meehan; Percussion: Richard Moehlman, Jo Ann Harvey. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

1999-2000

The CBB again takes first place in the Honors section of NABBA XVIII at the championships in Columbus hosted by the All-Star Brass Bands. The competition pieces (CD) are Music for the Common Man (Kenneth Downie), Canterbury Chorale (Jan van der Roost) and Folk Dances (Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Torgny Hanson). Concerts were held at the Habitat for Humanity Benefit at Church of the Saviour (CD), with the Cincinnati Pops at Music Hall, with the UC-CCM Wind Symphony, at a benefit for the Emery Theatre, with the Ohio Valley British Brass Band at Dayton, at St. Marks United Methodist Church, Northminster Presbyterian Church, at the Fountain Square Re-Dedication, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church with Dr. Grady Hallman, Euphonium Soloist, Ashland Brass Band Festival, a proclamation concert at Cincinnati City Hall, at President’s Park, Edgewood, KY and the Otterbein Home, Lebanon.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Tom Gabrielsen, Dwight Wages; 1st Cornet: Steve Monroe, Eric Boyd, Jim Henderson, Ray Allen; 2nd Cornet: Carl Evert, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Chuck Wyrick; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Jeff Evans; 2nd Baritone: Dave Burch, Glen Bohmer; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Jeffrey Clymer; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, John Bales; Eb Bass: Ian Insko, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Howard Hawkins, Bill Eckerle; Percussion: Richard Moehlman, Jo Ann Harvey, Rodney Stark, Carol Conover. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

2000-2001

The CBB participates in NABBA XIX at Fort Myer, VA hosted by the US Army Brass Band and comes away with a fourth place finish in the Honors section. The competition pieces (CD) are The Shipbuilders (Peter Yorke), Hymn for Diana (Joseph Turrin) and A London Overture (Philip Sparke). Dick Moehlman, percussion, and.John Bales, bass trombone, retire from the band as members emeriti. Concerts were held at Miami Whitewater Park, the Shrine Auditorium, Habitat For Humanity Benefit at the Church of the Saviour, Kenwood Baptist Church, a Benefit for the Grambsch Family at Tri County Assembly of God, the 7th Annual Ashland Brass Band Festival, President’s Park, Edgewood, KY, with the Cincinnati Pops at Riverbend and Sawyer Point.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Tom Gabrielsen, Dwight Wages; 1st Cornet: Steve Monroe, Jim Henderson, Ray Allen; 2nd Cornet: Carl Evert, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Eric Boyd; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Jeff Evans; 2nd Baritone: Dave Burch; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Jeffrey Clymer; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, John Bales; Eb Bass: Ian Insko, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Howard Hawkins, Bill Eckerle; Percussion: Mike Ross, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

2001-2002

The band plays two concerts with the Cincinnati Pops featuring an Olympic theme. The CBB hosts the NABBA XX Championships in Sharonville at the Radisson Hotel and Princeton High School. The gala concert is given by the Brass Band of Battle Creek at the Tri-County Assembly of God. The CBB is invited to play at the Great American Brass Band Festival in Danville, KY, and also performs at the 7th Brass Band Festival in Ashland, KY. The band releases its first commercial CD, “Pressing Onward”. Other concerts include a benefit for Organ Donation with the Cincinnati Pops at Music Hall, Habitat for Humanity Benefit at the Church of the Saviour, a Salvation Army 9/11 Appreciation Concert with Sandi Patti at the Princeton Pike Church of God, Olympic Spirit concerts with the Cincinnati Pops at Music Hall, Fine Arts Showcase concert at College of Mt St Joseph, a joint concert with CCM Brass, a Seton High Concert, and community concerts in Terrace Park, Evendale, Blue Ash, Indian Hill, Sawyer Point and Urbana.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Tom Gabrielsen, Dwight Wages, Dan Emery; 1st Cornet: Steve Monroe, Jim Henderson, Mark Oppenheimer; 2nd Cornet: Jessica Tipkemper, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Chuck Wyrick; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey ; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeffrey Clymer; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Kevin Pick; 2nd Trombone: Rod Rupp, Brian Silvey; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones; Eb Bass: Ian Insko, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Howard Hawkins, Bill Eckerle; Percussion: Mike Ross, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

2002-2003

The band returns to competition and again wins the Honors section (by 0.2 points!) at NABBA XXI in Little Rock, Arkansas. The competition pieces were The Undaunted (Eric Ball), Images for Brass (Stephen Bulla) and Flying the Breeze (Philip Sparke). To commemorate the band’s 10th anniversary, a special concert is held with guest trumpet soloist Vince DiMartino, and guest conductor Dr. Ron Holz. The concert included the debut of the Cincinnati Honors Band directed by Greg Mills. The CBB also performed benefit concerts for the Cincinnati Symphony and Habitat for Humanity, and played with the CCM Brass Choir in a series of Cincinnati Pops concerts. The band also performed at Armstrong Chapel, Evendale, the 8th Brass Band Festival in Ashland, KY, and in Van Wert & St. Marys, Ohio. Dwight Wages steps down as president to pursue colder interests in Canada.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Tom Gabrielsen, Dwight Wages, Al Schmidt; 1st Cornet: Steve Monroe, Jim Henderson, Mark Oppenheimer; 2nd Cornet: Jessica Tipkemper, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Chuck Wyrick; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Dave Ciancio: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeffrey Clymer; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Kevin Pick; 2nd Trombone: Rod Rupp, Brian Silvey; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, Dave Marlar; Eb Bass: Dan Clouse, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, Howard Hawkins; Percussion: Mike Ross, Mike Rouse, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

2003-2004

At NABBA XXII in Charleston, West Virginia, the band placed a close third in the Honors section, playing Brass Metamorphosis (James Curnow) and Journey into Freedom (Eric Ball). The band started out the season playing at Tall Stacks in October and then played holiday concerts at Adena HS and Sycamore HS with Stacy Baker, tuba. Just before NABBA, the band played a joint concert with the Honors band at Montgomery Baptist Church, played another Memorial Day concert at Armstrong Chapel and finished their concert season at Raymond Walters College. In the summer, the band performed at the first All-American Community Band Festival in Blue Ash, and returned to Edgewood KY to play at President’s Park. Ron Lutterbie assumed the presidency of the band, with David Ciancio as vice-president, Bill Harvey as secretary and Jo Ann Harvey as treasurer.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Tom Gabrielsen, Al Schmidt, Steve Bone; 1st Cornet: Jim Henderson, Bill Tipkemper; 2nd Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Merv Snider, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Steve Monroe; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Dave Ciancio: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeff Evans; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Jason Reinhardt, Jeffrey Clymer; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, Dave Marlar; Eb Bass: Steve Macy, Jeanne Howard; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, Howard Hawkins; Percussion: Mike Rouse, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

2004-2005

At NABBA XXIII in St. Charles Illinois, the band again placed a close third in the Honors section, playing Coventry Variations (Bramwell Tovey) and Firestorm (Stephen Bulla), although the scores from two of the three judges had us winning. The band opened up the season with a joint holiday concert with the Loveland High School Choir, followed by concerts with the Wyoming High School Band and the Cincinnati Honors Brass Band. This last concert also featured David Vining, professor of trombone at CCM, blazing through Carnival of Venice. Ron Holz was a guest conductor for our presentation at the Ohio Music Educators Association conference. The band concluded their indoor concerts with a performance at CCM’s Brass Extravanganza and the annual Memorial Day concert at Armstrong Chapel. The summer season included a joint concert with the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony, and solo acts at Union Township, New Richmond, Blue Ash, and Madison, Indiana. These concerts featured Bob Gray playing Concert Brilliante and Ron Lutterbie on Over the Rainbow.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Brian Huhtala, Al Schmidt, Steve Bone; 1st Cornet: Tom Gabrielsen, Jim Henderson, Jimmy Galloway; 2nd Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Merv Snider, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Steve Monroe; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Duetta Metz: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey, Dave Ciancio; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeff Evans; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Mark Doan, Jeffrey Clymer; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, Dave Marlar; Eb Bass: Steve Macy, Jeanne Howard, Toby Biederman; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, Howard Hawkins; Percussion: Mike Rouse, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover. Librarian: Jack Bunton.

2005-2006

At NABBA XXIV in Louisville Ky, the band placed second in the Honors section, playing Spectrum (Gilbert Vinter) and Music for a Festival (Philip Sparke), although the scores from two of the three judges had us in a virtual tie for first place. The band marked the passing of long-time librarian Jack Bunton. The band opened up the season with a joint holiday concert with the Kings High School Band, followed by concerts with the Commonwealth Brass Band at Southeast Indiana University and the Cincinnati Honors Brass Band.  The band concluded their indoor concerts with  the annual Memorial Day concert at Armstrong Chapel. The summer season included a joint concert with the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony, and solo acts at Union Township, New Richmond, Evendale, Edgewood, Kentucky, and Madison, Indiana. These concerts featured Bob Gray playing Believe Me If All Those Endearing Charms, Ron Lutterbie on Over the Rainbowand David Haldeman on A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square. The band recorded another CD entitled Cincinnati Pride.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Brian Huhtala, Al Schmidt, Steve Bone, Greg Mills; 1st Cornet: Tom Gabrielsen, Jim Henderson, Jimmy Galloway; 2nd Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Merv Snider, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Steve Monroe; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Duetta Metz: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey, Dave Ciancio; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Bill Wilkie; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeff Evans; 1st Trombone: David Haldeman, Rod Rupp; 2nd Trombone: Mark Doan, Jeffrey Clymer; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, Dave Marlar; Eb Bass: Steve Macy, Jeanne Howard, Toby Biederman; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, Howard Hawkins; Percussion: Adam McCormick, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover.

2006-2007

At NABBA XXV in Louisville KY, the band placed fourth in the Honors section, playing King of Elfand’s Daughter (Rodney Newton) and Connotations (Edward Gregson). The band opened up the season with concerts at Anderson Hills United Methodist Church and the Church of the Savior with special guest Michael Chertock. The summer season included concerts at Union Township, Armstrong Chapel, New Richmond, Nisbet Park, Madison IN, Blue Ash, Keehner Park and Heritage Baptist Church. Concerts included solos by Steve Bone, Jake Brandyberry and Dave Ciancio. The band also unleashed two CD’s, Cincinnati Pride and Best of NABBA.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Mark Hensler; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Steve Faulkner, Brian Huhtala, Al Schmidt, Steve Bone, Greg Mills; 1st Cornet: Tom Gabrielsen, Jim Henderson, Jimmy Galloway; 2nd Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Merv Snider, Robert Pugh, Stephen Lytle; Repiano Cornet: Steve Monroe, Kristin Kohler; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Duetta Metz: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey, Dave Ciancio; Euphonium: Steve Hoock, James Harmon; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone:Bill Wilkie; 1st Trombone: Bob Coil, Mark Doan; 2nd Trombone: Rod Rupp, Jeffrey Clymer; Bass Trombone: Tom Jones, Dave Marlar; Eb Bass: Steve Macy, Jeanne Howard, Toby Biederman; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, Howard Hawkins; Percussion: Adam McCormick, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover, Jake Brandyberry.

2007-2008

At NABBA XXVI in Louisville KY, the band performed in the Honors section, playing Journey into Freedom (Eric Ball) and Rejoice, the Lord is King (Kenneth Downie). The Cincinnati Brass Band performed on opening night at the International Tuba Euphonium Convention. Conducted by Anita Cocker Hunt, Kevin Fraser and Robert Childs, the band accompanied world-famous soloists Velvet Brown, Sérgio Carolino, David Childs, Matthew van Emmerik, James Gourlay, and Katrina Marzella. Other concerts included fall events at Lakota Baptist Church and St. Monica Church, a President’s Day Spectacular featuring a Lincoln impersonator at the Church of the Savior, and summer concerts at Union Township, Armstrong Chapel, the Cincinnti Community Band Festival, Keehner Park, New Richmond, Evendale, Blue Ash Towne Square and a joint concert with the Blue Ash-Montgomery Symphony.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Bob Gray; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Brian Huhtala, Al Schmidt, Steve Bone, Jesse Catanzero, Kristin Kohler; 1st Cornet: Richard Dill, Tom Gabrielsen, Jim Henderson; 2nd Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Merv Snider, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Steve Monroe, David Stephen; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Duetta Metz: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey, Dave Ciancio; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Steve Hoock; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeffrey Clymer; 1st Trombone: Bob Coil, Mark Doan; 2nd Trombone: Rod Rupp; Bass Trombone: Dave Marlar; Eb Bass: Steve Macy, Jeanne Howard, Angelo Kortyka; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, Howard Hawkins, John Boys; Percussion: Adam McCormick, Jo Ann Harvey, Carol Conover.

2008-2009

Instead of competing at NABBA, the Band focused on concert programming, with major concerts at St Monica Church to benefit the Glenmary Home Missioners, a Night at the Movies program with vocalist Nancy James at the Church of the Savior, and a joint concert with the Ohio Valley British Brass Band at Princeton High School. The summer schedule started indoors with the annual Memorial Day concert at Armstrong Chapel, then moved outside with concerts at John Paul Park in Madison, IN, Bicentennial Park in Lebanon, Montgomery Park (with the Blue Ash-Montgomery Symphony), Keehner Park in West Chester and Greenhills Green.

Membership: Director: Anita Cocker Hunt; Asst. Director: Bob Gray; Soprano Cornet: Pat Counts; Solo Cornet: Bob Gray, Brian Huhtala, Steve Bone, Jesse Catanzero, Kristin Kohler; 1st Cornet: Richard Dill, Tom Gabrielsen, Jim Henderson; 2nd Cornet: Chuck Wyrick, Merv Snider, Robert Pugh; Repiano Cornet: Al Schmidt, Steve Monroe; Flugelhorn: Jim Yost, Tony Yocco; Solo Horn: Ron Lutterbie, Duetta Metz: 1st Horn: Laurel Hinkle; 2nd Horn: Bill Harvey, Dave Ciancio; Euphonium: Mark Hensler, Dennis Giotta; 1st Baritone: Ken Leslie; 2nd Baritone: Jeffrey Clymer; 1st Trombone: Steve Hoock; 2nd Trombone: Rod Rupp; Bass Trombone: Bob Coil; Eb Bass: Steve Macy, Jeanne Howard, Dave Delbusso; Bb Bass: Ian Insko, John Boys; Percussion: Adam McCormick, Jo Ann Harvey, Katrina Vissman. President: Ron Lutterbie; Vice President: Tony Yocco; Treasurer: Jo Ann Harvey; Secretary: Bill Harvey; Equipment Managers: Rob & Barb Pugh; Stage Manager: Paula Clymer; Librarian: Mark Doan.

2009-2010

The Band again focused on concert programming instead of NABBA this season.  Concerts included performances at St. Monica/St. George, Union Township, Armstrong Chapel, Keehner Park, and a Holiday concert with the Blua Ash Montgomery Symphony.  The bands appearance in Madison Indiana was highlighted by being proclaimed the ‘Offical Brass Band’ of the City of Madison!  The winter concert, conducted at Deer Park High School, was a high point in the season.  With the theme being ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, the CBB hosted guest performance groups that included the McGing Irish Dancers, Bi0Okotoa African Drums, the Deer Park Show Choir, and the Bud Walters Dance Studio.  The band played to a full house on a cold February night and the evening was a great success that was fun for all.

Membership:   Anita Cocker Hunt, Conductor   Bob Gray, Assistant Conductor    Board of Directors Ron Lutterbie, President – Tony Yocco, Vice President –  Bill Harvey, Secretary –  Jo Ann Harvey, Treasurer – Members at large Steve Bone, Rob Pugh, Kristin Kohler           Solo  Alto Horn  Ron Lutterbie,   First Alto Horn Hinkle, Laurel  Second Alto Eric Macy,  Baritone Ken Leslie, Second Baritone Bill Harvey,  Solo Cornet Bob Gray,  Steve Bone, Brian Huhtala, Al Schmidt, First Cornet  Jim Henderson, Brian Wisecup,  Tom Gabrielsen,  Jesse Catanzaro,   Merv Snider, Rob Pugh       Repiano Cornet   Kristin Kohler,  Steve Monroe,   Eb Cornet  Pat Counts,    Euphonium Dennis Giotta,  Flugelhorn  Jim Yost, Tony Yocco    Percussion Mike Schorr,  Adam McCormick,  Joann Harvey    Trombone Bob Coil,  Steve Hoock,  Rod Rupp    Bass Trombone Mark Doan     Bb Tuba Ian Insko, Dave Delbusso, Jeanne Howard    Eb Tuba Steve Macy,   Equipment Management  Rob and Barb Pugh      Stage Manager  Barb Pugh     Librarian  Mark Doan .