A Day for Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Players
Sunday, January 29, 2006
Sinclair Auditorium, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
updated Tuesday, 31 January 2006 10:18:05 AM -0600
in memory of Bill Behrens
MANY THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS DAY SO SPECIAL!
For more info about the great success of Low Brass Day '06, visit John Manning's Blog!
Join your friends and colleagues, from beginners
to advanced students, adult recreational players and professionals for a day
|Douglas Wright - principal trombone, Minnesota Orchestra, previously of the Cleveland Orchestra and the Empire Brass, featured soloist January 28 with the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra|
|Henry Charles Smith - 2005-2006 artistic advisor and principal guest conductor, CRSO. Grammy-award winning player (Philadelphia Orchestra and others), teacher (Curtis Institute of Music, Indiana University and others), and conductor (Minnesota Orchestra, Interlochen, and others)|
|Jeffrey Funderburk - professor of tuba, University of Northern Iowa|
|David Gier - professor of trombone, University of Iowa|
|Robert Yeats - artist/teacher, low brass, Coe College|
|Joshua Bynum - principal trombone, Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra|
|Westside Trombone Quartet - virtuoso quartet from Minneapolis|
Bring your axe! All participants—beginner through pro—will play in a massed low brass choir under the direction of Henry Charles Smith.
Sign up now for this unique opportunity for
playing and fellowship with low brass colleagues.
The Program (subject to change)
|12:30||Westside Trombone Quartet – Welcome jam session|
|1 p.m.|| Douglas
Massed Low Brass Choir rehearsal with Douglas Wright, conducted by Henry Charles Smith
|4:45||Massed Low Brass Choir rehearsal|
|5:30||Dinner at Coe College|
Grand Concert featuring
Your $30 registration fee includes the day’s activities, dinner with all Low Brass Day participants, and one ticket to the Grand Concert. (Additional tickets $5 each) Early registrations may request one of a limited number of complimentary tickets to Douglas Wright’s January 28 performance with the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra. See registration form for details. Music and more information will be mailed to participants about Jan. 1, 2006.
Low Brass Day is produced in memory of William Behrens, former principal trombone of the CRSO and low brass instructor at Coe College. It is sponsored by the Cedar Rapids Symphony School and Coe College, with generous support from the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Friends of Music at Coe, and our guest artists.
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