Department of Music

"Brassy UCM" Closes the Chamber Music Season at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech's Department of Music will present a recital of brass and organ music at Blacksburg Presbyterian Church on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 3pm. This concert will be the finale of the 2005-2006 University Chamber Music season. Virginia Tech faculty members, Allen Bachelder, trumpet, Wallace Easter, horn, Jay Crone, trombone, James Sochinski, bass trombone, and Will Peterson, tuba, will be joined by trumpeter Thomas Bithell and tubist Josh Wirt for music by Palestrina, Giovanni and Andrea Gabrieli, and Paul Hindemith, among others. Jack Gale's arrangement of Leonard Bernstein's beloved "West Side Story" will also be performed.

For tickets, visit the Squires Box Office, call 231-5615, or order online at Tickets are $8 for students and senior citizens, and $12 for the general public.

For more information on this concert or Music at Virginia Tech, call 231-5685.

Brassy UCM is a part of ArtsFusion 2006, the third annual celebration of the arts on campus and in the Blacksburg community. For more information on ArtsFusion 2006, visit

Subscriber tickets bearing the April 22 date remain valid and there is no need to exchange them, simply make note of the changes.

Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 3 p.m. at the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church.