Faculty Brass Quintet

NDSU Faculty Brass QuintetThe NDSU Faculty Brass Quintet was founded in 2008 as a tool to promote and recruit for the Challey School of Music. This is accomplished by means of tours and performances in the upper Midwest in addition to chamber concerts presented on campus. The ensemble performs a variety of music ranging from Baroque to Dixieland.

Trumpet: Dr. Jeremy Brekke, Kyle Norris
French Horn: Erik Vigesaa
Trombone: Dr. Kyle Mack
Tuba: Doug Neill


The following tracks were recorded live during a tour concert in Battle Lake, MN. Enjoy...
(All are in mp3 file format.)

Bizet- Carmen Suite for quintet (3.9 Mb)

Purcell- Sonata for Piccolo Trumpet (1.6 Mb)

Grieg- In the Hall of the Mountain King (2.4 Mb)

Ravel- Piece en forme de Habanera (2.6 Mb)

Amazing Grace (4.1 Mb)


Repertoire played in the 2008 academic year
Arnold- Quintet, 3rd movement
Bizet, arr. Holcombe- Carmen Suite for Brass Quintet
DeCosta, arr. L. Henderson- Tuba Tiger Rag (Canadian Brass Series)
Grieg, arr. D. Marlatt- In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
arr. L. Henderson- Amazing Grace (Canadian Brass Series)
Pollack, arr. Cooper- That's A Plenty
Purcell- Sonata for Piccolo Trumpet- 3rd movement
Ravel, arr. D. Marlatt- Piece en forme de Habanera

Upcoming repertoire includes
Bozza- Sonatine
Maurer- Three Pieces

Recent Performances
Underwood High School- Underwood, MN
Battle Lake High School- Battle Lake, MN
Moorhead High School- Moorhead, MN
Fargo South High School- Fargo, ND
North Dakota State University- Beckwith Recital Hall- Fargo, ND
West Acres Mall- Fargo, ND

Gig Request

Interested in having the NDSU Faculty Brass Quintet perform? Please contact Dr. Jeremy Brekke at 701.231.7929 or jeremy.brekke@ndsu.edu.


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