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Brass Bash featuring Nathan Warner

March 7 at 8:00 pm9:30 pm

A man holding a trumpet

The Department of Music presents a Nathan Warner, one of the world’s most versatile living trumpeters, who joins UMBC faculty and students for an epic night of brass during the annual Brass Bash. The evening will include a solo set by Warner, faculty and student chamber music, and Warner displaying his virtuosity as soloist and collaborator with a large UMBC student/faculty brass ensemble. The evening will honor Wayne Cameron, who served as the  trumpet instructor at UMBC for 45 years.

Nathan Warner is one of the world’s most versatile living trumpeters. From screaming lead to tender chamber music to powerful orchestral playing to sensitive jazz improvisations, his strength of tone and musical sensitivity have led his adventure to many distant reaches of the musical universe. 

Warner was raised in South Bend, Indiana and began his trumpet studies at the age of ten. He attended the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp, where, in his second summer, he was the winner of the coveted Governor’s Scholarship. Mr. Warner completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies on full scholarship at the Indiana School of Music, where he studied with Dominic Spera, John Rommel, David Baker, Edmund Cord and William Adam. He completed his Master’s Degree in Classical Trumpet Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, under the tutelage of Vincent Penzarella of the New York Philharmonic. Warner earned his Doctor of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University where he studied with Kevin Cobb of the American Brass Quintet.  Mr. Warner has performed with Lady Antebellum, Peter Cetera, Doc Severinsen, Clay Aiken, Lauren Daigle, Alejandro Sanz, Slide Hampton, Jon Faddis, Lou Marini, Patti LuPone, The Four Tops, Kurt Masur, The Temptations, Frederick Fennell, Olivia Newton-John, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Allen Vizzutti, Butch Miles, Kirk Whalum, and Chris Vadala among others. For fifteen years, he resided in Manhattan, where he was in demand as a classical, orchestral, commercial, big band and jazz performer. He has performed on multiple Broadway shows, including Gypsy, Spider-Man, and Aladdin. Two presidents have attended his performances. 

Admission is free. Please visit here to reserve tickets.

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Please note: All visitors to UMBC, and to Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall, are required to wear a KN-95 mask or equivalent. Visitors may pick up free KN-95 masks at the Box Office upon arrival.





March 7
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
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Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
UMBC Performing Arts and Humanities Building, 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250 United States
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