Nicolet LIVE!
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Nicolet LIVE!

WBQ returns to the Nicolet LIVE! Performing Arts Series at Nicolet College, with guest artist Anthony DiSanza (percussion). Tickets are $15, available online.

Program:

Bela Bartok, arr. Mark Hetzler: Allegretto pizzicato

Astor Piazzolla, arr. Chris van Hof: Meditango

Robert Maggio: Revolver

1. extreme western frontiers

2. unfamiliar terrain

3. thrown into a world

4. with nobody’s help (lost and badly wounded)

5. opened to the fragility (slipping away)

- Intermission -

Daniel Grabois: Migration

Olivier Messiaen, arr. Mark Hetzler: Dance of Fury, for the Seven Trumpets

Elgar Howarth, from Guillaume Dufay: Pasce Tuos

Astor Piazzolla, arr. Chris van Hof: Libertango

Chick Corea, arr. Alex Noppe: Spain

Charles Mingus, arr. Alex Noppe: Haitian Fight Song

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Faculty Concert Series - with Anthony DiSanza, percussion
Feb
24
8:00 PM20:00

Faculty Concert Series - with Anthony DiSanza, percussion

Professor Anthony DiSanza joins WBQ for a Faculty Concert Series performance at the Mead Witter School of Music.

This concert is free and open to the public. 

Program:

Bela Bartok, arr. Mark Hetzler: Allegretto pizzicato

Astor Piazzolla, arr. Chris van Hof: Meditango

Robert Maggio: Revolver

1. extreme western frontiers

2. unfamiliar terrain

3. thrown into a world

4. with nobody’s help (lost and badly wounded)

5. opened to the fragility (slipping away)

- Intermission -

Daniel Grabois: Migration 

Olivier Messiaen, arr. Mark Hetzler: Dance of Fury, for the Seven Trumpets

Elgar Howarth, from Guillaume Dufay: Pasce Tuos

Astor Piazzolla, arr. Chris van Hof: Libertango

Chick Corea, arr. Alex Noppe: Spain 

Charles Mingus, arr. Alex Noppe: Haitian Fight Song

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Faculty Concert Series - UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music
Nov
15
7:30 PM19:30

Faculty Concert Series - UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music

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Program

Johann Schein: Three Psalm Settings

Peter Maxwell Davies, arr. Matthew Onstad: Farewell to Stromness (1980), from The Yellow Cake Review

Jan Radzynski: Take Five (1984)

– intermission –

Gunther Schuller: Music for Brass Quintet (1961)

Alvin Etler: Quintet for Brass Instruments (1966)

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WBQ at Oakwood Village West
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

WBQ at Oakwood Village West

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The Wisconsin Brass Quintet is excited to return to Oakwood Village West’s beautiful auditorium to perform for its residents and the general public. This concert is free and open to all music-lovers, so don’t miss this extra opportunity to hear the Wisconsin Brass Quintet in concert!

Program

Johann Schein: Three Psalm Settings

Peter Maxwell Davies, arr. Matthew Onstad: Farewell to Stromness (1980), from The Yellow Cake Review

Jan Radzynski: Take Five (1984)

– intermission –

Gunther Schuller: Music for Brass Quintet (1961)

Alvin Etler: Quintet for Brass Instruments (1966)

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass
Oct
24
11:00 AM11:00

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass

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11:00 AM Masterclass; 7:30 PM Recital.

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

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Indiana University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Indiana University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass

7:00 PM Recital; 8:30 PM Masterclass. Trombonist Mark Hetzler will give a lecture-recital on electroacoustic music at 3:00 PM in Crawford Hall preceding the quintet's evening performance and class. Hornist Daniel Grabois will also offer a masterclass, time TBA.

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

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Michigan State University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet with the Beaumont Brass Quintet
Oct
22
3:00 PM15:00

Michigan State University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet with the Beaumont Brass Quintet

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

Trombonist Mark Hetzler will visit on October 18, presenting his electroacoustic lecture/demonstration Solitude at 9:30 AM in the Band Room.

Hornist Daniel Grabois will offer a masterclass from 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM.

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University of Michigan - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital
Oct
20
4:30 PM16:30

University of Michigan - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

Trombonist Mark Hetzler will present his electroacoustic lecture/demonstration Solitude the previous morning, October 19, at 10:30 AM in the Stamps Auditorium.

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Western Michigan University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass
Oct
19
5:00 PM17:00

Western Michigan University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass

5:00 PM Recital; 7:30 PM Masterclass.

Daniel Grabois will be teaching a horn masterclass at 11:00 AM in the same hall.

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

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Grand Valley State University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass
Oct
18
3:00 PM15:00

Grand Valley State University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Recital and Masterclass

Masterclass at 3:00 PM; Concert at 6:00 PM.

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

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Northwestern University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Chamber Music Masterclass
Oct
17
4:30 PM16:30

Northwestern University - Wisconsin Brass Quintet Chamber Music Masterclass

Part of the WBQ's 2017 Big Ten+ Tour, including visits to Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

Trombonist Mark Hetzler will be giving a lecture-demonstration on electroacoustic music from 2-3PM in Room LL121; details here.

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Mead Witter Thank You Concert
Feb
9
7:30 PM19:30

Mead Witter Thank You Concert

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In recognition of the generous donations and opportunities for a fruitful partnership given through the Mead Witter Foundation and scores of generous supporters, the newly named Mead Witter School of Music is delighted to present a local Thank You Concert, to be held at the Wisconsin Rapids Performing Arts Center on February 9th, 2017.

The Wisconsin Brass Quintet will be featured, along with the Wingra Wind Quintet, in solo and side-by-side performances with the Lincoln High School Band. 

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