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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


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
Professor of Music

Jason Brynes, School of Music Faculty

JASON BYRNES

Tuba, Music Education
Professor of Music

Philip Hembree, School of Music Faculty

PHILIP HEMBREE

Trumpet
Adjunct Faculty

 

 

Lauren Varley, School of Music Faculty

LAUREN VARLEY

Horn
Adjunct Faculty

Frasier 50
Lauren.Varley@unco.edu

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Steven Vaughn, School of Music Faculty

STEVEN VAUGHN

Euphonium
Adjunct Faculty
 

Frasier 167
(970) 351-2813
Steven.Vaughn@unco.edu

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Nat Wickham, School of Music Faculty

NAT WICKHAM

Trombone
Professor of Music

Shawn Williams, School of Music Faculty

SHAWN WILLIAMS

Jazz Trumpet
Assistant Professor of Music

Frasier 

(970) 351-2993
Shawn.Williams@unco.edu

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