WCU’s Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet performs free concert Nov. 17

Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet

Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet

The Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet will present a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the recital hall of Western Carolina University’s Coulter Building.

The concert will feature music from the many countries visited by the quintet since its founding in 1993. As cultural ambassadors for WCU, the Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet has performed in China, Ireland, Wales, England, Russia, Germany, Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Jamaica. Next year’s itinerary includes the Isle of Man and South Africa.

In addition to the international flavor of music performed, a slideshow before the concert and during intermission will visually highlight the quintet’s travel experiences.

Members of the ensemble, the quintet-in-residence at WCU, are P. Bradley Ulrich, trumpet; David Ginn, trumpet; Travis Bennett, horn; Mike Schallock, tuba; and Zsolt Szabo, trombone.

For more information, visit smbq.org or call 828-227-3274.