As an ensemble, Seraph Brass delivers music both bright and warm, consistently playing with satisfying tone qualities that, when delivered at their skill levels, make brass music endearing.

Harold Duckett, Knox TN Today

Celebrating its tenth-anniversary season, Seraph Brass was founded by trumpet soloist Mary Elizabeth Bowden with a mission to showcase the excellence of female brass players and highlight musicians from marginalized groups, both in personnel and in programming. Winners of the American Prize in Chamber Music, the group has been praised for their “beautiful sounds" (American Record Guide), "fine playing” (Gramophone), and “staggeringly high caliber of performance” (Textura). Seraph primarily performs as a quintet, with a dynamic roster drawing from America’s top brass musicians. Seraph Brass is a Yamaha Performing Group and performs exclusively on Yamaha instruments.

A great blend of fresh sounds and strong musicality.

Jose Sibaja, Boston Brass

Upcoming Performances

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September 28, 2023


Seraph Brass - Live in Concert

Hosted by the Oshman Family JCC
Palo Alto, CA
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September 30, 2023


Haverford College Masterclass & Recital

Seraph Brass will be spending the day at Haverford College, including a morning masterclass and 7:30pm concert at Michael Jeharis Recital Hall.

Michael Jeharis Recital Hall
Haverford, PA
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October 1, 2023


Abington Presbyterian Church

Abington, PA
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