Thu Feb 7
Tunes at Noon
Matheus Moraes trumpet, Silas Friesen trumpet, Kristin Ranshaw horn, Kevin Jackson trombone, Takami Hayashi tuba
Arrangements of well-known classical pieces - from France (Debussy's Girl with the Flaxen Hair) to Mexico (Rafael Mendez' Virgin de la Macarena) to USA (film composer Michael Kamen's singular work for brass quintet: Quintet).
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
6163 University Blvd, UBC
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students, alumni, and more. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.
Thunderbird Brass is the Vancouver-based international collaborative effort of Matheus Moraes (trumpet), Silas Friesen (trumpet), Kristin Ranshaw (horn), Kevin Jackson (trombone), and Takumi Hayashi (tuba). At home across styles from classical to Star Wars, each of their members are also accomplished performers in their own right, having played with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Petrobras Symphony Orchestra (Brazil), Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra, Band of the Ceremonial Guard, the 15th Field Royal Canadian Artillery Band, Tommy Banks, Allen Vizzutti, and more.