The MSU College of Music welcomes the world famous Canadian Brass to campus for a fun and intensive master class just ahead of their concert at the Wharton Center. This master class involves two College of Music honors brass quintets — the senior honors brass quintet and the graduate honors brass quintet. Each ensemble will perform a collection of pieces for Canadian Brass members to coach and critique aspects of brass playing.
Canadian Brass will share their ideas and perspective on performance, air and sound production, listening and communicating with one another and the audience, and connecting with the music.
The master class concludes with an audience Q&A and a closing performance by Canadian Brass of a suitably entertaining selection. Canadian Brass members include: Chuck Daellenbach, tuba; Bernhard Scully, horn; Achilles Liarmakopoulos, trombone; Chris Coletti, trumpet; Caleb Hudson, trumpet Free event, open to the public. Friday Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium
Parking: Lot 9 on the south side of Giltner Hall across the street from Fairchild Theatre at the MSU Auditorium will be open the public to park free of charge. If lot is full, metered parking is available along Auditorium Road.
Canadian Brass is sponsored in part by Conn-Selmer, Inc., the makers of Bach and Conn U.S.A. made professional brass instruments.? – See more at: http://www.music.msu.edu/event-listing/master-class-with-canadian-brass.