NEWS ALERT: We have an opening in our Tenor Trombone section!

Auditions will be held Sunday, July 9, 2017, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Additional audition information is here. Required audition materials (orchestral excerpts) are here.

Welcome to the Compass Rose Brass Ensemble webpage!  The CRBE is located in Minnesota and provides a unique musical experience for audiences of all ages.

The CRBE recently collaborated with Academy Award winning director, Paul Wagner on his newest documentary film, Good Work: Masters of the Building Arts.  We recorded Giovanni Gabrieli for a segment of the film, due for release in late 2016.

The ensemble is planning a very busy and exciting 2017. We will publish details as they become available.

Please contact us for booking information, or to just get to know us better, at

Larry Prescott, Artistic Director