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22 In the Arts The Recorder · October 8, 2015 BRASS begins 25th year of symphony support Submitted by Nancy Purcell Cheers! Welcome to Jacksonville, Nathan. Nathan Aspinall, assistant conductor for the Jacksonville Symphony (center) with Eric Olson, prinicpal oboe (left) and Alexei Romanenko, prinicpal cello. Richard Atkinson, BRASS board of directors, with Maryann Imbriani and Becky Johnson BRASS members and friends enjoying the cocktail hour at the Sawgrass Country Club, from left to right: Isobel Spink, Jacquelyn Bates and Shepard Spink. Long time BRASS members John and Pat Tancredi waiting for the concert to start. On Sept. 27, BRASS (Beaches Residents Actively Supporting the Symphony) welcomed Nathan Aspinall, assistant conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony, at their 12th annual Bonanza, a concert and dinner celebrating the new symphony season. Sauer Incorporated of Jacksonville sponsored the event at Sawgrass Country Club. BRASS President Michael Imbriani welcomed the group saying, “Tonight BRASS begins a year long celebration of its 25th year of supporting the Jacksonville Symphony, a feat not accomplished by many fundraising organizations.” The musical program “Inside the Music” included excerpts from the symphony’s upcoming seaso