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Arcana Brass
Arcana New Music Ensemble

Friday - 8:00pm (ET)
January 18, 2019

The Rotunda
4014 Walnut St Philadelphia PA 19104
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Bowerbird is excited to present a rare evening of all contemporary music for brass ensemble featuring musicians from the Arcana New Music Ensemble. The program encompasses a wide variety of compositional voices from the last sixty years, including Lois V. Vierk’s thorny Jagged Mesa, Michael Nyman’s very un-Cagein For John Cage, and more recent works by Philadelphia based composers Rene Orth and Dustin Hurt.


Lois V. Vierk: Jagged Mesa for brass ensemble
Rene Orth: Leaguered in Fire, Lagooned in Gold for brass quintet
George Walker: Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane for brass quintet
Igor Stravinsky: Fanfare for a New Theater for two trumpets
Dustin Hurt: Per Novem for brass ensemble
Lois V. Vierk: Sunbow for brass quintet
Michael Nyman: For John Cage for brass ensemble


Tessa Ellis, trumpet and piccolo trumpet
Paul Futer, trumpet and flugelhorn
William Gregory, trumpet and piccolo trumpet
Alex Serio, trumpet and flugelhorn
Josh Cote, horn
Matt Gould, tenor trombone and euphonium
RJ McGhee, tenor trombone
Jason Stein, tenor trombone and bass trombone
JJ Cooper, bass trombone
Dan Nosheny, tuba
Jay Krush, tuba and conductor
Dustin Hurt, conductor


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