January 19, 2020

WIU BRASSFEST 2020 with special guests New Chicago Brass Quintet
Time: All Day
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: WIU BRASSFEST 2020 will be held at Western Illinois University, beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.

Watch it LIVE! SOM YouTube Channel  and SOM Facebook

Tess Coffey, trumpet
Mark Haworth, trumpet
Amy Krueger, horn
Matt Martin, trombone
Josh Wirt, tuba

Fire Dance - Anthony DiLorenzo

Four Monteverdi Madrigals - Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)/ed. Raymond Mase
I. Si ch’io vorrei morire
II. Non piu guerra, pietate
III. Ah, dolente partita
IV. Quel augellin che canta

String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat Major Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)/ arr. Verne Reynolds
III. Andante espressivo

Three Pieces - Ludwig Maurer (1789-1878)/ed. Robert Nagel
I. Maestoso all Marcia
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro gracioso, un poco agitato


Suite from the Monteregion Hills - Morley Calvert (1928-1991)
I. Marche
II. Chanson Méloncolique
III. Valse Ridicule
IV. Danse Villageoise

Quintet No. 3 in D-flat Major, Op. 11 - Victor Ewald (1860-1935)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Intermezzo
III. Andante
IV. Vivo


Three Spirituals - arr. Walter Barnes

Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 - Georges Bizet (1838-1875)


The daylong festival includes clinics, performances, and a side-by-side brass choir performance with faculty and guests. Featured guests, New Chicago Brass Quintet, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the COFAC Recital Hall. This performance will be live-streamed on the School of Music's YouTube Channel and School of Music Facebook Live.

New Chicago Brass Quintet is comprised of members of New Chicago Brass, the new generation of professional brass performance in Chicago. Since its inception in 2012, NCB has blown away audiences in the Chicagoland area and beyond. New Chicago Brass enjoys a varied repertoire, from traditional brass audience favorites like Giovanni Gabrieli and J.S. Bach to more contemporary composers such as Jan Koetsier, Anthony Plog, and David Sampson.

Registration for BRASSFEST 2020 may be submitted in advance or may be completed at the Festival, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the COFAC Recital Hall lobby. The advance registration fee of $35 includes admission to all sessions and the evening performance. Walk-in registration is $40.

General admission for the evening concert is $10, at the door. WIU students will be admitted free with a valid student identification card.

Additional Brassfest information may be found at wiu.edu/cofac/trumpet, or by contacting Dr. Bruce Briney at be-briney@wiu.edu

Related Web Site: WIU BRASSFEST 2020
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

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