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Tuesdays on the Tube: Empire Brass

The Holidays and Brass. It is one of the busiest times of the year for brass players. Whether performing in a church or playing in professional orchestras, brass musicians will most likely play one, if not, two tunes at least once in this gigging season– The Nutcracker and Sleigh Ride. 154 more words


"Cardiac Rhythms," Brandon Nelson (low brass trio)

On December 13, 2014, the International Low Brass Trio premiered my piece “Cardiac Rhythms” at the Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA.

The group had commissioned this piece along with several others for this program.  291 more words


CUIVRE! Holiday Performance Schedule, December 2014

December 10, 2014: Merced Mall 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

December 14, 2014: Merced Mall 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

December 21, 2014: Merced Mall 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.


Art Hoptober Fest, October 19, 2014

Cuivre! played in Gottschalk’s Music Center during the October Art Hop for the second year in a row. This year we performed a selection of Oktoberfest music in addition to our more standard horn choir fare. 720 more words


Free Download French Horn Transposing Guide

My son has started learning the French Horn this year.  If I had known what a difficult instrument it is to play I’m not sure I would currently be listening to the struggle going on in the music room. 124 more words

144th Army Band - Musicians Needed

The 144th Army currently has openings and wish to extend an open invitation to join them  in a rehearsal and, should choose to do so, audition! 68 more words


No Pressure

Warning: this is a rant.

I am, and have been for awhile, struggling with something that every brass player comes across at some point in their career: mouthpiece pressure. 669 more words

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