BrassFest 2019

with Rachel Childers, Carol Jantsch and 'Tubular'
September 7, 2019 - 11:00am
Old Cabell Hall


The University of Virginia's McIntire Department of Music will host its sixth annual BrassFest on Saturday, September 7, 2019, in Old Cabell Hall in Charlottesville, VA. This event is free and performances are open to the public. 

UVA is delighted to host Guest Artists Rachel Childers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Carol Jantsch of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the tuba/euphonium cover band "Tubular." 

Learn more about Rachel Childers here.  Learn more about Carol Jantsch here. Learn more about Tubular here.

2019 BrassFest events include masterclasses with the guest artists, sessions from UVA faculty, and two performances. The afternoon performance features Tubular performing the Beatles album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band." The evening recital features Rachel Childers and John Mayhood performing works for horn and piano, and performances by UVA faculty and students.

All events are free and open to the public.

Registration is requested but not required. Register here.

 Schedule for BrassFest 2019 
9:30amRegistration and Check-inOld Cabell Hall Lobby
10amWarm-up sessions with UVA faculty members 
    TrumpetRoom 107, OCH
    HornRoom 113, OCH
    Trombone and Low BrassRoom B-12, OCH
10:30amGetting back in shape after the Summer” UVA Trumpet Professor, Arthur ZaninRoom 107, OCH
11amHigh Brass Masterclass with Guest Artist, Rachel Childers of the Boston SymphonyRoom 107, OCH
12-1pmLunch Break (snacks will be provided but not full meals) 
1:00pm“Using technology to aid your Practice” UVA Trombone Professor, Nathaniel LeeRoom 107, OCH
1:30pmLow Brass Masterclass with Guest Artist Carol Jantsch, of the Philadelphia OrchestraRoom 107, OCH
2:30pmChamber Music Masterclass with Guest Ensemble “Tubular”Room 107, OCH
3:30pm“Performing with a Purpose” UVA Horn Professor, Katy AmbroseRoom 107, OCH
4:00pmImprovisation workshop with UVA Jazz Trumpet Professor, John D’earthRoom 107, OCH
4:30pmBrassFest “POPS” show featuring “Tubular,” performing the Beatles album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band"Old Cabell Hall
6:00pmDinner at Arts Grounds Day eventArts Grounds
7:30pmBrassFest “Classical” recital featuring Rachel ChildersOld Cabell Hall


Supported by the Office of the Provost & the Vice Provost for the Arts and Eleanor Shea Music Trust. 

Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA's historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda. Parking is available in the Central Grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Road, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner.

Please call the Music Department at 434.924.3052 for more information.
All events are subject to change. 



UVA Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176