Celebrating Canadian, Community and Collaboration - join us as a participant or spectator!

Great Canadian Brass Band Festival

The Great Canadian Brass Band Festival (GCBBF) brings together brass band enthusiasts for a weekend of brass band performances, development and solo/small ensemble competition held in the vibrant cultural corridor of the city of Toronto at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.

Guest Artists

Hannaford Band

Hannaford Band

Guest Artist

Gary Curtin

Gary Curtin

Guest Soloist

Philip Smith

Philip Smith

Guest Conductor

Marcus Venables

Marcus Venables

Composer in Residence

PARTICIPATE!

Attend the GCBBF as an observer, soloist or ensemble competitor or with your Brass Band!

GCBBF EVENTS

Solo & Ensemble Competition

Friday, May 12, 2023

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Walter Hall, U of T

more Info

Reading Session

Friday, May 12, 2023

7:30 PM

Philip Smith, Conductor

more Info

Brass Band Performances

Saturday, May 13, 2023

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MacMillan Theatre, U of T

more Info

GCBBF Gala Concert

Saturday, May 13, 2023

7:30 PM

MacMillan Theatre, U of T

more Info

GCBBF Sponsors

Our thanks to the following businesses and organizations for their support: