Debut of The Brass Quintet
February 20, 2009 — The Drexel Music Program presents an afternoon of chamber music on Sunday, February 22nd at 4:30 PM in the A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery. Program highlights include the Symphony for Brass by Victor Ewald, performed by the new Student/Faculty Brass Quintet, The Liberty Bell March by a student flute quartet and chamber music improvisations based on the Event Pieces by New York composer Daniel Roumain, who was in residence at Drexel last fall. The Student/Faculty Brass Quintet is co-directed by trumpet faculty member Darin Kelly, who plays with the IRIS Chamber Orchestra of Nashville and has recorded with The Philadelphia Orchestra, and trombone instructor Barry McCommon, a bass trombonist for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Opera Delaware and Ocean City Pops, among others. The concert is free and open to the public.