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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
Frank McCaskill - 1st year PhD Student
Andy Tinsman - 1st year PhD Student

Click HERE to download the Fall 2017 Concert Ensemble Audition Excerpts

Concert Audition Schedule:
*You must physically sign-up for an audition time outside of the Band Office (McCain 226)

Date:Instrument:Time:
Monday, August 21Flutes4:00-6:00pm
 Oboes6:00-7:00pm
 Bassoons6:00-7:00pm
 Trumpet4:00-6:00pm
 Horn6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 22Saxophones6:30-8:30pm
 Euphonium9:00-9:30pm
 Tuba-String Bass8:00-9:00pm
Wednesday, August 23Clarinet6:30-8:30pm
 Trombone4:00-8:30pm

2017-2018 Concert Repertoire:

December 6, 2017   
AFC 
7:30

 

TBA
                                                                                         

April 24, 2018
McCain Auditorium
7:30

TBA