Western Brass Quintet presents new music, new tubist

Jan 30, 2013

The Western Brass Quintet premieres two new works Wednesday night, including Brass Quintet by composer Pierre Jalbert. 

The Western Brass Quintet
Credit Western Brass Quintet

Mr Jalbert, horn player Lin Foulk, and the newest member, tubist Jacob Cameron, discuss the process of preparing a brand new piece of music, and talk about the other works on the program by Michael Tilson Thomas, Joseph Turrin, and Claudio Monteverdi.  Jacob Cameron, who was hired after a national search, describes his Michigan upbringing and love of brass chamber music. Pierre Jalbert also outlines the starting place for many of his compositions.