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Kevin Dombrowski ’14 MM chosen for cultural exchange with Sarajevo Philharmonic

dombrowski_kevinTrombonist Kevin Dombrowski ’14 MM was among four American musicians chosen for a cultural exchange with the Sarajevo Philharmonic. The International Cultural Exchange program will take them to Bosnia-Herzegovina for 10 months to perform with the Sarajevo Philharmonic. Dombrowski and the three other Americans in the programwill perform in opera, ballet, and symphonic concerts from September 2014 through July 2015. MORE

Published June 3, 2014
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East Coast Brass Trio to perform in Dallas and Austin

northeast-brass-trioThe East Coast Brass Trio will tour to the Dallas and Austin (Texas) areas March 16–21. The trio, made up of three Yale School of Music students who perform extensively in the New Haven area, will give a number of educational concerts for local middle and high schools.

The members of the trio are Robert Moser ’14 MM, trumpet; Zachary Quortrup ’14 MM, horn; and Kevin Dombrowski ’14 MM.

The East Coast Brass Trio performs both classical and popular music genres, with an emphasis on making  their performances exciting and accessible to many audiences. The group is passionate about music education and community outreach.

This past fall, the East Coast Brass trio performed a trio solo with the Yale Concert Band.

Published February 10, 2014
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Vista offers a “fresh look at chamber music” Dec. 3

Morse-stage-spragueThe Yale School of Music presents Vista: A Fresh Look at Chamber Music on Tuesday, December 3 at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall. The Vista series features student performances enhanced by commentary on the music.

This semester’s Vista concert features pieces by DebussyBlissHornoff, and Mozart for a variety of instrumentation, from strings to brass and mixed ensembles.

The performance will begin with Debussy’s String Quartet, performed by Avi Nagin, violin; Yena Lee, violin; Yuan Qi, viola; and Allan Hon, cello. The piece melds influences from the composer César Franck as well as from Javanese gamelan music. Pierre Boulez said that Debussy freed chamber music from its “rigid structure, frozen rhetoric, and rigid aesthetics.”
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Published November 19, 2013
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