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Kansas State Brass Ensemble

The K-State Brass Ensemble is an elite university chamber ensemble that demands the highest level of musicianship from all of its members. The group is comprised of the finest Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, and Percussion performers at K-State. The Brass Ensemble has traveled to and performed in Germany, England, Greece, the Kansas Music Education Association's In-service Workshop, and in various community outreach concerts around Manhattan. Entry into the ensemble is granted through audition during the first week of classes every fall.

2017-2018 Brass Ensemble Graduate Student Directors:
Jay Koupal - 2nd year PhD Student
Wes Lewis - 2nd year Masters Student
Andy Tinsman - 1st year PhD Student


2017-2018 Concert Repertoire:

December 6, 2017   


Western Fanfare     by Eric Ewazen
A Sussex Mummer's Christmas Carol    by Percy Grainger
Salt of the Earth     by Paul Dooley
Prelude No. 14       by Shostakovich arr. Wm. Schmidt

April 22, 2018
McCain Auditorium