Support BBWR

All band personnel voluntarily participate; however, funding is needed for operating costs such as rehearsal space, transportation, guest musician fees, music, and more. There are many different ways in which you can support our bandRead on to see how you can help.


Tracing our beginnings to 1997, BBWR has developed a reputation as the premier brass band in Northeast Ohio. Please consider providing financial support by becoming a patron.

Patronage in any amount is gratefully accepted, the following provides suggested levels:

  • Jay Wardeska Director’s Circle ($1000+)
  • Keith M Wilkinson Emeritus Society ($500 – $999)
  • Brass patron ($250 – $499)
  • Gold Patron ($100 – $249)
  • Silver Patron ($20 – $99)

All patrons will be recognized in our concert programs and on our website. If done online, recognition will be listed based on the billing information in checkout. If you would like the recognition indicated differently, please specify this in the “Order notes” on the checkout page below the billing details.  Click the button below to donate online or you may hand a check, made payable to “Brass Band of the Western Reserve”, to any of our members or the ticket table at a concert or mail to:
BBWR Treasurer
4166 Waynesburg Rd. NW.
Carrollton, OH 44615.

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Chair Sponsorship Program

Participating in our Chair Sponsorship program brings new perspective to the music you love. Whether you have an affinity for a particular instrument or a particular player, you will enjoy a sense of inclusion as you watch and listen to BBWR and your sponsored musician.

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