Season 12

Maestro Daniel Meyer and the orchestra engage listeners with a delightful array of concerts and events for 2021—2022, each an intriguing sojourn.

The Best of BlueWater

BlueWater Brass Quintet performed a repertoire perfect for an end-of-summer evening!

Thank you for attending our Tuesday Evening Chamber Series at Cain Park this Summer!

Watch for our upcoming 12th Season November 20th event — Exploration CLE. SAVE THE DATE!

The BlueWater Brass Quintet performed music from the 1600’s through the present, including compositions by JS Bach, Victor Ewald, Paul Dukas, and George Gershwin as well as a selection of Civil War-era brass band music.

The BlueWater Brass Quintet (BBQ) features the members of the brass section of Cleveland’s BlueWater Chamber Orchestra. Trumpeters Neil Mueller and Larry Herman, hornist Ken Wadenfuhl, trombonist David Mitchell, and tubist Ken Heinlein are some of the busiest brass players in Northeast Ohio. Individually, they hold positions with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, the Canton Symphony, the Erie Philharmonic, the Akron Symphony, CityMusic, Burning River Brass, the Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and the Berkshire Bach Society. They have performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra the Rochester Philharmonic, the Grand Rapids Symphony, and in the pit for shows at Playhouse Square. Members of the BBQ have served on the faculties of Central Michigan University, Kent State, the University of Akron, Indiana University, Baldwin-Wallace, Case Western Reserve, the Oberlin Conservatory and the Interlochen Arts Academy.

Neil Mueller, trumpet
Larry Herman, trumpet
Ken Wadenpfuhl, horn
David Mitchell, trombone
Ken Heinlein, tuba