January 19, 2014

BRASSFEST 2014 - featuring Axiom Brass
Time: All Day
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: BRASSFEST is a daylong festival, featuring performances, clinics, and special guests Axiom Brass.

Axiom Brass
Praised for their "high level of musicality and technical ability" and for their "clean, clear and precise sound", the award-winning Axiom Brass Quintet has quickly established itself as "one of the major art music groups in brass chamber music." Internationally recognized for their groundbreaking programming, their repertoire ranges from jazz and Latin music to string quartet transcriptions, as well as original compositions for brass quintet. Axiom Brass’ performances have captured the hearts and imaginations of their audiences, leading the ensemble to national radio and television appearances as well as concerts in Asia, Europe and across the U.S.

For registration information please contact Dr. Bruce Briney via email at BC-Briney@wiu.edu or visit the Trumpet Website at www.wiu.edu/cofac/trumpet/

The BCA will present the BRASSFEST headline act, Axiom Brass, at 7:30pm in the COFAC Recital Hall. For tickets, visit www.wiu.edu/cofac/bca/

Public: $15
Sr.Citizen/WIU Employee/Youth: $10
WIU student with valid ID: FREE

PROGRAM:

Fanfare Bernard Rands

Si chi'io Vorreimorire Claudio Montiverdi

Contrapunctus IX from the Art of the Fugue Johann Sebastian Bach

The Madding Crowd Lancing McLoskey

INTERMISSION

Copperwave Joan Tower

Suite Impromptu Andre Lafosse
I. Epithalame
II. Marche
III. Elegie
IV. Mouvement

Fuga y Misterio Astor Piazzolla

Allegro Tangabile Astor Piazzolla



Related Web Site: WIU Trumpet/Brassfest
Contact Information:
 Bruce Briney
 Phone: 309-298-1123
 Email: bc-briney@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
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