Brass of Peace Scholarship Program for Gifted High School Students
*A Cycle of Giving Since 1977*
- Sylvia Alimena, Director -
- Gil Mitchell, Founder -
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Upcoming Brass of Peace Events

Upcoming Auditions

Brass of Peace 2017-18 preliminary round auditions will be held on Sunday, October 1st from 3 PM - 6 PM by appointment only.

Final auditions will be by invitation only at 7 PM on October 1st. For those who cannot audition on October 1st, you may audition on Saturday, September 30th from 4 PM – 6 PM by appointment only. Interested students may contact Sylvia Alimena for an audition appointment at No phone calls please.

(Application and repertoire selections HERE)

Peace Lutheran Church
6362 Lincolnia Road
Alexandria, VA  22312

Donations may be sent to: 

Brass of Peace/Sylvia Alimena
6017 Jewell Court
Alexandria, VA  22312-3000

Brass of Peace 45th Anniversary concert in late December 2022!

30th Anniversary Pics


30th Anniversary Pics

Brass of Peace 40th Anniversary Gala

(More Pics - Audio / Video to Come)

BOP 2016 Live

Download Music Copland - 'Fanfare' from the Kennedy Center March 13
Haines - 'Fanfare'from the Kennedy Center March 13
Kije - 'Troika' from The Schlesinger Center, April 3
Kije - 'Wedding' from The Schlesinger Center, April 3


Fractured Atlas - Donate

Donations in the form of checks may be
    written to "Fractured Atlas" and 
    sent to 
    Sylvia Alimena
    6017 Jewell Court
    Alexandria, VA  22312-3000

Brass of Peace is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Brass of Peace must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.


More BOP Examples / Downloads!

Procession of the Sardars '14'
Toymaker '14'
The Magic Clock '14'
Das Liebesmahl der Apostel '14' ( Homage to Gil Mitchell)
Pines of the Appian Way '14'


Leroy Anderson - 'Woodbury Fanfare'
Debussy - 'Girl With The Flaxen Hair'
Sondheim - 'Send in the Clowns'
Faure - 'Pavane'
Tomasi - 'Annonciation from Fanfares Liturgiques'
Tomasi - 'Evangile from Fanfare Liturgiques '

Current Members (2016-17)





John Laszakovits*
Micah Reinharz*
Alex Simons
Jacqueline Hritzo

Gabrielle Pho*
Andrew Stump*
Susannah Greenslit
Graham Lovely

Jack Grimm*
Noah Marietta-Perez
Liam Barron

Diego Stine

*section leaders

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