Brass Day

Kent State Brass Day welcomes high school students from across Ohio for a day of intensive Brass ensemble rehearsals, clinics, and performance demonstrations.

Sunday Feb 11, 2024

Artists and Clinicians:

Kent State Brass Faculty:
Amanda Bekeny & Jack Brndiar (Kent Brass Quintet), trumpets
Benjamin Hottensmith, horn
David Mitchell, trombone/euphonium
Kenneth Heinlein, tuba


9-9:30 – Registration (Ludwig Recital Hall Lobby, Center for the Performing Arts)

9:30 – Welcome & Opening Performance Student Brass Quintet (Ludwig Recital Hall)

9:45 – Individual Instrument Warm-up/Clinic with KSU Brass Faculty

Trumpets, Horns, Trombones, Tubas/Euphoniums 

10:45 – Brass Ensemble Rehearsal (Ludwig Recital Hall) 

12:15-1:30 – Lunch /Pizzas

1:30 – Kent Brass Quintet Performance (Ludwig Recital Hall) 

2:30-3:45 – Brass Ensemble Rehearsal (Ludwig Recital Hall)

 4:00 – Final Brass Day Concert (Ludwig Recital Hall)
Open to the public – parents and all interested parties invited

All activities take place in the Center for the Performing Arts, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, Kent State University, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242

Cost: $25


Registration Form

For more information, contact:

Eric Black | Recruitment Coordinator | 330-672-9239,

Dave Mitchell | trombone/euphonium |