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Hana Beloglavec

Trombonist and pedagogue Hana Beloglavec has a dynamic career performing as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and teaching at Louisiana State University. In March 2020, Beloglavec performed the Lars-Erik Larsson Trombone Concertino with the U.S. Army Orchestra as a guest artist of the American Trombone Workshop. As a soloist, she has been interested in …

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Audrey Flores

Audrey Flores is a freelancing horn player in New York City.  She attended the Juilliard School and the Mannes College of Music, and regularly plays in Broadway productions and with orchestras in the tri-state area. Audrey most recently served as Acting Principal Horn of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Ohio for the 2017-2018 season. Formerly …

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Research Survey: Perceptions of Support and Compassion Among Women Brass Players

Amanda Frisch is currently conducting a Web-based survey research study titled “Perceptions of Support and Compassion Among Women Brass Players,” the purpose of this study is to examine how (or if) the absence of support and compassion by teachers and colleagues is responsible for the lack of female representation in the brass section. Criteria for …

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Noteworthy News: New Album

Bente Illevold, internationally acclaimed euphonium soloist, recently released a new album entitled “Alene.” Featuring lyrical, beautiful playing, creative cinematography, and new compositions for euphonium, this album is a stunning collection of enchanting music evoking the feelings brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic and isolation. To listen, learn more, or purchase this album, visit Bente’s website: …

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Monarch Brass

In the tradition of the highest artistic levels of brass playing, Monarch Brass was founded by Susan Slaughter, retired principal trumpet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  This musical ‘dream team’ has and continues to represent the very best women brass soloists, orchestral, and premiere military band players throughout North America and Europe.  Impressed by …

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Athena Brass

The Athena Brass Band  made its debut in 2003 by invitation at the International Women’s Brass Conference held at Illinois State University.  Founded and formed by Laura Lineberger, a euphonium player and brass band aficionado, it is the first all-female brass band in the United States.  The success of their first performance resulted in further invitations to …

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Monarch Brass

In the tradition of the highest artistic levels of brass playing, Monarch Brass was founded by Susan Slaughter, retired principal trumpet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  This musical ‘dream team’ has and continues to represent the very best women brass soloists, orchestral, and premiere military band players throughout North America and Europe.  Impressed by …

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Kristy Morrell

Kristy Morrell is Associate Professor of Horn at Baylor University. Prior to her position at Baylor she was Chair of the department of Winds, Brass, and Percussion, and a faculty member at the University of Southern California for more than 20 years teaching french horn, chamber music, and career strategies. She has been a member …

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