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Western Brass Quintet performs at Dalton

Feb. 15, 2007

KALAMAZOO--The Western Brass Quintet, resident faculty ensemble of the Western Michigan University School of Music, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The program will include John Stevens' "Four Seasons: A Symphony for Brass Quintet," Eric Ewazen's "Frost Fire," Charles Ives' "A Brass Serenade," and Claudio Monteverdi's "Four Madrigals."

General admission seating is $10 and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at millerauditorium.com, or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.

Now in its 41st season, the Western Brass Quintet is among the longest-lived brass ensembles in North America. Members include Scott Thornburg and Stephen Jones, trumpets; Lin Foulk, horn; Dan Mattson, trombone; and Deanna Swoboda, tuba. The group's accomplishments include performances at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall; tours throughout China, Russia, Sweden, Thailand and Germany; several recordings; and concerts at more than 100 American universities.

The Western Brass Quintet's performance at the Dalton Center is made possible through support from the Donald P. Bullock Music Performance Institute.

Visit www.wmich.edu/music for more information about the School of Music, Western Brass Quintet and Bullock Music Performance Institute.

Media contact: Kevin West, (269) 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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