Brass Bash

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Brass Bash
Monday, May 9, 7:00 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Trombonist Shachar Israel of the Cleveland Orchestra and trumpeter Nate Hepler of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra join UMBC faculty and students for a night of incredible brass music. The evening will include a solo set by Israel, faculty and student chamber performances, and Israel’s fiery virtuosity on display alongside a large UMBC brass ensemble.

UMBC Brass and Percussion Students

And UMBC Brass Faculty:

Wayne Cameron, trumpet
Justin Drew, horn
Patrick Crossland, trombone
Brian Kaufman, tuba

Cited by The New York Times as “a gifted young trombonist,” Shachar Israel currently serves as Assistant Principal Trombone of the Cleveland Orchestra. Born in Nahariya, Israel, he received his Bachelor of Music from The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he studied with Nitzan Haroz, Principal Trombonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. His primary teachers include Joseph Alessi, Mark Lawrence, Mitchell Ross, Micha Davis and Joseph Nashkes. Prior to joining the Cleveland Orchestra, Mr. Israel was Principal Trombone of the Hartford and the Haddonfield Symphonies. He has also performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Montreal Symphony and the Detroit Symphony. He has been a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra, the Spoleto Festival Orchestra, and has attended two summers at the Music Academy of the West.
Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students, free for UMBC Music majors and Music faculty/staff. Tickets available online via or at PAHB 238 in advance, or the door (cash or check only in person payment options.)

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