The Cline School of Music : Brass Department
The brass program at NGU has a long and successful history. Dr. Darian
Washington was hired in 2009 to direct the program after Dr. Gayle
Chesebro's retirement. Brass players at NGU have the opportunity to play
chamber musicin both brass quintets and large brass ensemble.
Representative literature from past brass performances includeworks by
Giovanni Gabrieli, Paul Dukas, and Gustav Holst, among others, in
addition to works by our own student composers. Students also
participate in a weekly seminar that addresses topics relevant to all
brass players, and gives them the opportunity to perform solo works for
their peers and professors.