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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Nebraska Brass premier first concert of 2004-2005 concert season
The Nebraska Brass begin their season with a bang when percussionist Joe Holmquist joins the quintet to open the 2004-2005 season with All-American Pops .
Joe Holmquist is a performer, educator and composer. He received a master of music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston . As an educator, he is known most broadly for his drumset etude books. Currently, Mr. Holmquist works in Lincoln as a freelance percussionist and has toured across the nation and throughout Western Europe .
The Brass will perform: Fanfare by David Amram; Brass Quintet #1 by Alec Wilder; Leroy Anderson Melody , arranged by Jay Pralle; Foliations: Variations on “La Folia” by Jan Bach; 12th Street Rag by Euday Bowman, arranged by John Wasson; Take the A Train by Duke Ellington arranged by Jack Gale; Saturday Night Waltz by Aaron Copland; Buckaroo Holiday (from Rodeo) by Aaron Copland.
The concerts will be at the following dates and venues:
Thursday, November 11, 2004· First Presbyterian Church
Friday, November 12, 2004· Morning Star Lutheran Church
Sunday, November 14, 2004· First United Methodist Church
In Lincoln and Omaha , ticket prices are $15 Adults; $12 Seniors and FREE for children & students. In Kearney , tickets are $12 for Adults; $10 for Seniors and FREE for children & students. They are available at the door the night of the concert, or in advance by contacting the Nebraska Brass business office at Arts Incorporated at (402) 477-7899 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Nebraska Brass, founded in 1987, includes members Dean Haist, trumpet; Brad Obbink, trumpet; Richard Ricker, French horn; Mark Mendell, trombone; and John Thomason, tuba. In addition to performing five concert series each concert season, the Brass provides educational outreach to Nebraska elementary and high school students through the Nebraska Brass Education & Community Outreach Project.
Contact: Alexis “Zee” Zgud
Phone: (402) 477-7899
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