April 25, 2012
Contact: Michele Abba
Cal Poly Brass Groups to Perform May 26
SAN LUIS OBISPO – The Cal Poly Brass Choirs, featuring many of the university's top brass players, will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at the San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church.
The concert, titled “All That Brass!,” will include classical and jazz selections by composers including J. S. Bach and Johannes Brahms.
Also appearing in concert will be Cal Poly’s Trumpet Ensemble.
Additional highlights will include “Colonial Song” by Percy Grainger and “Hungarian Dance No. 5” by Brahms. Also on the program are jazz-inspired compositions for brass ensemble by British composer Chris Hazell and Los Angeles studio musician Raymond Burkhart.
The concert will be held in the sanctuary of the church at 1515 Fredericks St. The concert is free and open to the public.
The event is sponsored by Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts and Music Department. For more information, call the Music Department at 805-756-2406.
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