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Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet

Category: Musical Arts


The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) Brass Quintet was formed in 1969 to engage students in exploring the educational benefits of the area's major symphony orchestra. This versatile group has performed full brass recitals, educa-tional concerts and commencement ceremonies for area high schools and colleges. Series appearances include the Rochester City Hall Atrium concerts, the Nazareth College concert series and Noontime at Hochstein broadcasts. Quintet members are: Douglas Prosser - trumpet; Wesley Nance - trumpet; David Angus - horn; Mark Kellogg - trombone; Craig Sutherland - tuba; and Herb Smith is a regular trumpet substitute. They are all active teachers and recitalists.


Grades K-12
Length 45 minutes
Cost $1000 for Single Performance; $1285 for Two Back to Back Performances; $1000 for Single Evening or Community Performance. Travel fee outside Monroe County

Technical Requirements

Artists will arrive 10 minutes before program start. Please provide 5 chairs, 5 music stands and a microphone where appropriate.



Overview of Programs

  Performances and Family Programs  
Holidays Around the World
This program offers a sample of music for the holiday season from many different cultures. K-12

The Uses of Music
In a lively performance and introduction to orchestral brass instruments, the ensemble demonstrates how music affects our lives every day as it is used in celebrations, concerts, worship and entertainment. K-12