NEC Brass Bash 2021

Boston Symphony Orchestra brass teachers and their students join forces for NEC's annual brass extravaganza!

Directed by the Chair of NEC's Brass & Percussion department, James Markey, Brass Bash brings together every brass student for large ensemble and chamber performances, conducted by NEC brass faculty members.

The tradition continues with a concluding performance of Richard Strauss’s Feierlicher Einzug der Ritter des Johanniter-Ordens, bringing to the stage every member of the NEC Brass department.

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Artists
  1. Tylman Susato (arr. John Iveson) | Suite of Dances

    La Mourisque
    Bransle Quatre Bransles
    Ronde
    Bass Danse Bergeret
    Ronde - Mon Amy
    Pavane Bataille

    Personnel

    Trumpet
    Charles Jones
    Kimberly Sabio
    Cameron Abtahi
    Sarah Heimberg
    Cody York

    French horn
    Helen Wargelin

    Trombone
    Matthew Vezey
    Elias Canales
    Katherine Franke

    Bass Trombone
    Luke Sieve

    Tuba
    Colin Benton

  2. Giovanni Gabrieli (arr. T. Higgins) | Sonata Pian e Forte

    Personnel

    Choir A
    Charles Jones, trumpet

    Tess Reagan, Helen Wargelin, French horn
    Luke Sieve, bass trombone

    Choir B
    Jenna Stokes, French horn
    Matthew Vezey, Elias Canales, trombone

    James Curto, tuba
     

  3. Lauren Bernofsky | Passacaglia for Brass Ensemble

    Personnel

    Trumpet
    Kimberly Sabio
    Cody York
    Sarah Heimberg
    Charles Jones
    Cameron Abtahi 

    French horn
    Tess Reagan
    Jenna Stokes

    Trombone
    Katherine Franke
    Matthew Vezey

    Bass Trombone
    Luke Sieve

    Tuba
    Colin Benton

  4. Anthony Plog | Animal Ditties IV

    The Cuckoo
    The Duck
    The Rhinoceros
    The Ant

    Personnel

    Trumpet
    Sarah Heimberg
    Kimberly Sabio
    Charles Jones

    French horn
    Helen Wargelin
    Jenna Stokes
    Tess Reagan

    Trombone
    Elias Canales
    Katherine Franke

    Bass Trombone
    Luke Sieve

    Tuba
    Colin Benton

    Narrator
    James Markey

  5. John Williams | Hogwarts Forever

    Personnel

    French horn
    Maria D’Ambrosio
    Tess Reagan
    Jenna Stokes
    Helen Wargelin

  6. Scott joplin (arr. M. Allen) | Easy Winners

    Personnel

    Trumpet
    Cameron Abtahi
    Sarah Heimberg
    Cody York
    Kimberly Sabio

    French horn
    Helen Wargelin
    Tess Reagan

    Trombone
    Katherine Franke
    Elias Canales

    Bass Trombone
    Luke Sieve

    Tuba
    Colin Benton

     

  7. Chris Hazell | Three Brass Cats

    Mr. Jums
    Black Sam
    Borage

    Personnel

    Trumpet
    Cameron Abtahi
    Charles Jones
    Kimberly Sabio
    Sarah Heimberg
    Caitlin Tay

    French horn
    Jenna Stokes

    Trombone
    Matthew Vezey
    Elias Canales
    Katherine Franke

    Bass Trombone
    Luke Sieve

    Tuba
    James Curto

     

  8. Richard Strauss (ed. J. Villanueva) | Feierlicher Einzug der Ritter der Johanniter-Ordens

    Personnel

    Trumpet
    Cameron Abtahi
    Charles Jones
    Wentao Xiao
    Qiyun Liu
    Cody York

    Cornet
    Kimberly Sabio
    Daniel Venglar
    Sarah Heimberg
    Alexander Tung

    Matthew Mihalko
    Caitlin Tay     
        
    French horn
    Xiang Li
    Yeonjo Oh
    Ishaan Modi
    Tess Reagan
    Alexander Daiker
    Helen Wargelin
    Huimin Liu
    Jenna Stokes

    Trombone
    Robyn Smith
    Matthew Vezey
    Noah Bianchetta
    Katherine Franke
    Jaehan Kim
    William Robinson
    Jianlin Sha
    Elias Canales
    Noah Nichilo
    Kevin Smith
    Roger Dahlin
    Changwon Park
    KiYoon Park
    Eric Prodger
    Luke Sieve

    Euphonium
    Jack Earnhart

    Tuba
    Colin Benton
    James Curto
    Doug Jones
    David Stein


    Timpani
    Taylor Lents