“… rousing from start to finish!”



  Founding Members

  Jack McKimmy

  Daniel Zwerdling

  Ken Fischer

  Tom Clarke

  Dave Otto

  Dan Jones



Final Members  

Charles Larkins, Jr.  

Derek Lockhart  

Denise Root Pierce  

Michael Hall  

Benjamin Miles  


After fifty consecutive years of performances, the Galliard Brass Ensemble has officially retired from the concert circuit.  Beginning in the fall of 1968 under the name Golliard Brass Ensemble by six University of Michigan students, the groups name evolved to Galliard Brass Ensemble.  The music of the Galliard Brass will continue to entertain listeners through their recordings on the Musical Heritage Society, Book of the Month Club, and ASA record labels. As a reviewer for the Ann Arbor News noted, they truly were

“…rousing from start to finish!”