Brass Celebration of Christmas is an annual favorite

contact: Meredith Bradford
| WMU News
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Traditional brass holiday music will be featured at Brass Christmas.

KALAMAZOO—The Western Brass Quintet will present its popular Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Western Michigan University’s Miller Auditorium.

Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium at or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

The concert

"A Brass Celebration of Christmas" features the Western Brass Quintet combined with an ensemble of outstanding brass and percussion students and faculty from the School of Music, including faculty percussionist Judy Moonert.

Members of the brass quintet include trumpeters Scott Thornburg and Stephen Jones; hornist Erich Peterson; trombonist Daniel Mattson; and tubist Jacob Cameron.

This concert will feature an audience-friendly variety of festive selections for large brass ensemble from the late Renaissance, the Baroque, and Romantic periods. The afternoon promises a great mixture of traditional holiday music, brass classics, and new favorites.

For more information about the concert, visit or call (269) 387-4667.