brass section

noun

: the group of musicians in an orchestra who play brass instruments
the orchestra's brass section

Examples of brass section in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The orchestra’s brass section has been particularly slow to modernize. Sammy Sussman, Vulture, 16 Apr. 2024 But within a month, Stewart said, members of the brass section had begun criticizing her support for Kizer. Sammy Sussman, Vulture, 16 Apr. 2024 Any sounds associated with Rosie’s trunk came from the brass section. Lexi Carson, Variety, 26 Apr. 2024 The entire brass section was running at full capacity on Thursday, not least of all for the signature theme of the Valkyries, but also for a stunning richness and depth that sometimes gets lost in the Concert Hall. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 12 Jan. 2024 Lloyd opens the second act with the superb, 17-piece band (hats off to the brass section) playing the opening music as accompaniment to live footage of Tom Francis’ Gillis walking through the dressing rooms flirting with his fellow cast members. David Benedict, Variety, 18 Oct. 2023 Bu there’s also some beauty and heart in the brass section. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 July 2023 And the most spirited acolytes of those instruments on this side of the Atlantic are right here, in the Chicago Symphony’s brass section. Hannah Edgar, Chicago Tribune, 29 June 2023 The brass section was stellar throughout, and the audience gave everyone a heartfelt standing ovation. Christian Hertzog, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 May 2023

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