Wind Ensemble to present joint concert with The Boston Brass

Boston Brass Concert

Tarleton State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—The Boston Brass and Tarleton Wind Ensemble will present a joint concert Sunday, April 28, after a day of master classes provided to area high school brass students. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium.

For 26 years, the Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment. The philosophy of Boston Brass is to provide audiences with a wide selection of musical styles in unique arrangements, provided in a friendly and fun atmosphere.

Through more than 100 performances each year, the members of Boston Brass play to audiences at concerts, educational venues and jazz festivals. In addition to solo performances, Boston Brass regularly performs with orchestras, bands, organ, jazz bands and a variety of other ensembles. They have performed in 49 states and 26 countries and have conducted master classes around the world.

Dr. Anthony Pursell, director of bands at Tarleton, organized the Brass Day 2013, which offers high school directors and their brass students an opportunity to work with members of the Boston Brass and Tarleton’s music faculty. The clinic begins with registration at 8:30 a.m., followed by a participants’ meeting and master classes, and concludes with the 3 p.m. concert.

Tickets are $5 if purchased in advance from Dayle Cox in Room 105E of the Fine Arts Center from April 22-26. Tickets can also be purchased at the box office on the day of the concert for $10.

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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System

Contact: Dayle Cox
254-968-9291
band@tarleton.edu

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