For thirty five years, the Tower Brass Quintet has creatively and progressively shaped their reputation as a premier chamber music ensemble, delighting a broad spectrum of audiences with their unique style of programming and performance.
Critics and presenters have consistently praised the Tower Brass for the innovative nature of their concert repertoire, their superb musicianship, and their engaging stage presence.
Each Tower Brass concert program is thoughtfully planned to offer the audience a blend of entertainment and discovery and is skillfully presented by five gifted and versatile performers.
Recently, the Tower Brass was named as “most popular instrumental ensemble” by the Lake Erie West People's Choice Awards.
The Tower Brass launched their international reputation in 1986 with a prize-winning performance at the International Brass Chamber Music Competition in Barcs, Hungary. Since that notable event, the Tower Brass Quintet has concertized in twenty-five states and collaborated with several of the world's other premiere brass ensembles, including the London, Budapest, Annapolis and American Brass Quintets.
Tower Brass concerts and recordings have been heard on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, the American Composer's Alliance Series, Voice of America, Hungarian State Radio and WNCN in New York.
The Tower Brass Quintet has released nine recordings including “Snowed In - Again,” featuring sounds of the holiday season and “TBQ Live” which includes a collaboration with Toledo jazz pianist, Eric Dickey.