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Brass

Students studying in the Brass area have many opportunities to participate in School of Music ensembles, such as Jazz Ensembles, Bands, Orchestra, and more. The School of Music has private studios for the instruction of trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba, and euphonium. Students in any of our degree programs can pursue private applied study in one of these studios.

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UNC Brass Area, All Angles Orchestra

Resident Brass Quintet Assistantships Availbale for the 2019-20 Academic Year
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Trombone Performance at UNC

Wind Ensemble Trombones

Brass students have the opportunity to play in Wind Ensemble and University Symphony Orchestra.

Jazz Trumpet at UNC

Jazz Bands

UNC's top jazz ensembles are available to brass students by audition.

Horn and Tuba Performance at UNC

Wind Ensemble Horns and Tuba

Brass students have the opportunity to play in Wind Ensemble and University Symphony Orchestra.

Performance Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to participate in both auditioned and non-auditioned ensembles as brass musicians. Learn more about the following performance opportunties for brass students: 

Bands
Orchestras
Jazz Ensembles
Brass Ensembles
Chamber Music

 
UNC Brass Quintet
 

Faculty & Staff

John Adler, School of Music Faculty

JOHN ADLER

Trumpet
Associate Professor of Music

Jason Brynes, School of Music Faculty

Jason Byrnes

Tuba, Music Education
Professor of Music

Marian Hesse, School of Music Faculty

MARIAN HESSE

Horn
Professor of Music

Nat Wickham, School of Music Faculty

NAT WICKHAM

Trombone
Professor of Music

Philip Hembree, School of Music Faculty

PHILIP HEMBREE

Trumpet
Instructor of Music

Mark Israel, School of Music Faculty

MARK ISRAEL

Trumpet
Instructor of Music

John Sipher, School of Music Faculty

JOHN SIPHER

Trombone
Instructor of Music


Patrick Tillery, School of Music Faculty

PATRICK TILLERY

Trumpet
Instructor of Music

 
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