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The Tarleton State University Music Department would like to present:

OUR 3RD ANNUAL BRASS DAY - January 31st 2015



Featuring Tarleton Brass Faculty:

Kim Rooney Hagelstein, horn                        Jonathan Gill, trombone                              Brian Walker, trumpet

1st Annual Young Persons Brass Competition

Starting as a new event at the Tarleton Brass Day is the Youth Competition.  This competition is open to all brass students enrolled in a high school band program (9th-12th Grade). Keep an eye on this page for information about prizes for competition winners.

Students may compete with any solo piece that has accompaniment - accompanists will be provided by Tarleton ($50 solo competition fee covers the accompanist fees).  If you wish to compete, please check the appropriate box on the registration form. Students wishing to compete should be prepared to submit the piano parts to the competition chair ( by January 1st, 2015. 

Please contact Dr. Kim Rooney Hagelstein at if you have any questions. 


The cost to participate (All-Day Pass) in this event is $20.00 IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE DECEMBER 1ST 2014. Participants who register after December 1st can purchase All Day Passes for $25.00.  

In addition, we also have tickets for all parents, family and friends who only want to attend the evening concert. Tickets can be purchased at the door at the evening concert for $10. 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Walker at: 254-968-0744 or (email preferred)



8:00 a.m.  Registration Begins, Fine Arts Center (FAC) 109 Hallway

9:00 a.m.  Warm-up Classes with Tarleton Faculty (Separated by Instrument)

9:00 a.m.  Students competing in the Solo Competition rehearse during this hour

10:00 a.m.  Morning Performances featuring Tarleton Student Groups and Guest Brass Ensembles

11:00 a.m.  Masterclasses with Guest Artists (Separated by Instrument)

12:15 p.m.  Lunch and Exhibit Break

1:30 p.m.  Solo Competition Begins

2:30 p.m.  Tarleton Faculty Showcase

3:30 p.m.  Question and Answer Session with Tarleton Faculty and Guest Artists

4:30 p.m.  Short Break and Announcement of Solo Competition Winners

5:00 p.m. Evening Concert featuring the Gaudete Brass Quintet.


Brass Day 2014 (Wiff Rudd, Greg Hustis, Jeremy Moeller, Ed Jones)

Brass Day 2013 (Boston Brass)