Madison Brass Quintet

Madison Brass

Wednesday, October 26 @ 8 p.m., Recital Hall

The Madison Brass Quintet is made up of brass faculty members Chris Carrillo, trumpet; Christine Ennis Carrillo, trumpet; Ian Zook, horn; Andy Lankford, trombone; and Kevin Stees, tuba. The group performs music from all periods for brass instruments and has been a featured ensemble at several brass symposiums.

Chris Carrillo (trumpet) is a Grammy nominated performer and Conn-Selmer trumpet artist. He has performed with numerous ensembles including the Dallas Wind Symphony, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, the "President's Own" US Marine Band Brass Quintet, and he is a former member of the symphony orchestras of Austin, Corpus Christi, and Victoria. As a soloist he has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Victoria Bach Festival.

Christine Ennis Carrillo (trumpet) has performed with a wide variety of ensembles throughout Texas, Illinois, Virginia and Washington D.C., as well as performances at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the City Recital Hall Angel Place in Sydney, Australia. Carrillo is an Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Music at Bridgewater College in Virginia.

Ian Zook (horn) is an active orchestral and chamber musician, solo performer, and teacher and has appeared in concerts throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Verbier and Pacific Music Festivals, and with the New York Collegium on historic instruments.

Andrew Lankford (trombone) is currently principal trombonist with the Massanutten Brass Band. He has performed with numerous ensembles including the Longview Symphony in Texas; North Carolina Symphony, Winston Salem Symphony, Greensboro Symphony and Brevard Chamber Orchestra in North Carolina; Lynchburg Symphony in Virginia; and the Kansas City Boulevard Big Band.

Kevin Stees (tuba) has presented solo performances at universities, conferences and workshops throughout the United States, including the U.S. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Conference, Southeastern Tuba-Euphonium Conference and the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference. He has been a finalist in several solo competitions and was a prize winner in the Second International Brass Congress Tuba Solo Competition.

Ticket prices: $8–$10 Advance tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at the box office (Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and 1½ hours prior to performance). Major credits cards, cash, checks and JACards accepted.
JMU student tickets: $4 in person at the box office only with student ID. One ticket per ID. Student tickets are not available online. Cash only 1½ hours prior to performance.

Mailing Tickets/Will Call — Tickets that are ordered more than two weeks in advance of a performance will be mailed to the address on file. Ticket orders received less than two weeks prior to a performance will be held for pickup at the Will Call window.

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