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

Participants will work with School of Music brass faculty and guest artists the Monarch Brass Quintet. There will also be vendor displays with instruments, music and more.


  • Saturday | Nov. 23 | 2019


Kent State Brass Faculty:
Michael Chunn and Jack Brndiar, trumpets
Kent Larmee, horn
David Mitchell, trombone/euphonium
Kenneth Heinlein, tuba

Click here for more information about the Kent Brass Quintet

Featured Guest Artist:
Monarch Brass Quintet

  • SGM Ginger Turner and Sarah Grosse, trumpets
  • Julia Rose, horn
  • Jessica Sneeringer, trombone
  • Jan Z. Duga, tuba

Click here to download their informational flyer

2019 Schedule:

8:30-9:30       Registration (Ludwig Recital Hall Lobby, Center for the Performing Arts)

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

10:15              Individual Instrument Clinics/Warm-up with KSU Brass Faculty

11:00              Brass Ensemble Rehearsal (Ludwig Recital Hall)  

12:30-2:00      Lunch* & Visit Exhibitor’s Displays (E112)
                       Woodsy’s Music & Royalton Music Center

2:00                Monarch Brass Quintet Performance (Ludwig Recital Hall)

3:00                Individual Instrument Clinics with Monarch Brass Quintet (Ludwig Recital Hall)

4:00                Brass Ensemble Rehearsal (Ludwig Recital Hall)                   

5:00-6:30       Dinner* & Visit Exhibitor’s Displays (E112)

                                                Woodsy’s Music & Royalton Music Center

6:30                Final Brass Day Concert (Ludwig Recital Hall)

                                    Brass Ensemble Performance side by side with faculty

                                     Joint Performance of Monarch & Kent Brass Quintets

Open to the public – parents and all interested parties invited


Click here to register

An email to pay the $25 fee will be sent to you after you complete the registration form. 

For more information, contact:

Kent Larmee | Brass Division Coordinator, Horn | 330-672-6278,

Michael Chunn | Professor, Trumpet | 330-672-9234,

David Mitchell | Assistant Professor, Trombone/Euphonium | 330-672-5255,