The brass section of the orchestra, concert band, and jazz ensemble consist of brass instruments, and is one of the main sections in all three ensembles. The British-style brass band contains only brass and percussion instruments.
The brass section of the concert band is generally larger than the brass section of the orchestra.
The brass instruments commonly found in the concert band include:
- Trumpets and/or cornets
- French horns
- Tenor trombones
- Bass trombone(s)
- Euphoniums and/or baritone horns
The brass instruments that are sometimes, but very rarely, used in the concert band: