Music Department

Brass Festival

15th Annual Northwest College Brass Festival
Saturday, September 16, 2017

**NEW DATE**

 

Visiting Artists

Dr. Micah Everett

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Micah Everett is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches applied trombone, euphonium, and tuba, conducts the trombone ensemble and tuba-euphonium ensemble, and teaches the undergraduate low brass methods course as well as graduate courses in brass literature and brass pedagogy. A Mississippi native, Everett was first trombonist in the Mississippi Lions All-State Band before attending Delta State University, where he received the Bachelor of Music Education degree, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he received both the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees. His primary low brass teachers at the university level were Randy Kohlenberg, Dennis AsKew, and Edward R. Bahr. Prior to joining the Ole Miss faculty in 2012, Everett held teaching positions at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, the University of Northern Iowa, Elon University, and UNCG.

A talented multi-instrumentalist, Everett performs regularly as a solo or ensemble musician on alto, tenor, and bass trombones, euphonium, and tuba in a variety of genres. He is currently principal trombonist in the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, trombonist in the Mississippi Brass Quintet, bass trombonist in the Great River Trombone Quartet, and an S.E. Shires trombone artist. (Read More...)


Andrew Mrozinsky

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Andrew Mrozinsky teaches private lessons in trumpet, Introduction to Music, and World Music at LCCC. He holds a B.A. in Music with a specification in trumpet from Central Washington University and an M.A. in Music from Illinois State University.

He has been a successful private trumpet instructor all over the country, including his home state of Wyoming but also in Washington state, New York City, and central Illinois. Mrozinsky has guest instructed trumpet master classes, and worked with chamber brass ensembles as well. He currently performs with the Colorado Wind Ensemble in Denver, and freelances in the Denver metropolitan and Cheyenne areas as a performer and teacher. He has previously played with the New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble, the Greenwich Village Orchestra, and gigged as a freelance trumpet player in New York City.


Schedule

FA2017 Brass Fest Schedule



Registration

**NEW THIS YEAR** Online Registration. Please use the button below to register for this event.

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Displays

Open at 11:00 AM with various times throughout the day for trying out horns and brass accessories and music.
Music Industry display of trumpets, accessories and trumpet literature provided by Tom Bibbey Music.
Additional compositions and arrangements for brass provided by Ken Friedric of KFS Publishing


Festival Ensembles

The festival will include trumpet and trombone ensembles and a mixed brass ensemble made up of festival participants. We are hoping to bring together over 75 players this year to perform works written for both large ensembles. Don't miss this opportunity!

To obtain rehearsal copies of the music click on the trombone icon web link below. Parts will be assigned at the Brass Festival.

Ensemble Rehearsal:

Saturday, September 16th
4:00 - 5:30 PM (required!) Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium
     

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The Brass Festival is supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Contact

Robert Rumbolz
Robert.Rumbolz@nwc.edu
Associate Professor of Music; Coordinator of Music
307-754-6426

Contact

Rick Parmer
tromboneguy05@yahoo.com
Adjunct Brass Instructor
307-202-0438