Floating like a feather

Austrian brass band Federspiel entertains local audiences

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HOME PAGE SLIDE SHOW PHOTO: Trombonists Matthias Werner, front, and Thomas Winalek, along with Roland Eitzinger on tuba, obscured — along with other members of the seven-piece Austrian brass band Federspiel — entertain Bellefontaine Middle School students on Thursday afternoon. ABOVE: From left, Ayac Iuan Jimenez-Salvador on trumpet, Simon Zöchbauer on trumpet, Frédéric Alvarado-Dupuy on clarinet and Matthias Werner on trombone play at BMS. The musicians will perform their eclectic international music tonight during a performance at the Holland Theatre. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | REUBEN MEES)

Light like a feather, never knowing where the wind   might carry it. ...

That’s one way to describe the sound of seven Austrian musicians who will perform tonight at the Holland Theatre after entertaining middle school crowds at Bellefontaine and Benjamin Logan in the past two days.

The band’s name Federspiel, literally translated means “feather” and “play.”

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