2017 Historic Brass Symposium

Summer Programs

2017 Historic Brass Symposium

The Historic Brass Society presents
The Third International Historic Brass Symposium at New York University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and St. Luke’s in the Field Church

Symposium Coordinators
Gregory Erickson, Jeff Nussbaum, Bradley Strauchen-Scherer

Program Committee
Stew Carter, Trevor Herbert, Keith Polk, Jeff Nussbaum, Bradley Strauchen-Scherer

Tentative scholars and performers will include:
Jeroen Billiet, Murray Campbell, Xavier Canin, Stew Carter, Michael Collver, Alan Dean, Bruce Dickey, Ralph Dudgeon, John Foster, Trevor Herbert, Peter Holmes, Friedemann Immer, RJ Kelley, Sabine Klaus, Elisa Koehler James Kopp, Jaron Lanier, Renato Meucci, John Miller, Dan Morgenstern, Arnold Myers, Keith Polk, Mark Ponzo, Scott Robinson, Raquel Rodriquez, Jamie Savan, Anneke Scott, Rick Seraphinoff, Benny Sluchin, Don Smithers, Bradley Strauchen, John Wallace, Howard Weiner, Patrick Wibart, Douglas Yeo, plus many more

  • Lectures, Concerts, Round-Table Sessions
  • World Premiere Duet for Serpent and Ophicleide By Jaron Lanier with Doug Yeo; Serpent and Scott Robinson; ophicleide
  • Round-Table “Entering the Sound World of James Reese Europe and the Harlem Hell Fighters”
  • Period Instrument Concert of the Repertoire of the Harlem Hell Fighters: John Wallace, Music Director
  • A Conversation with Jazz Critic, Dan Morgenstern with Trevor Herbert
  • Display of reproductions of Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Celtic brass instruments commissioned by EMAP
  • Instrument Makers Exhibition

Please visit Historic Brass Society for more information!

Thursday July 13th NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner/Lubin Auditorium , 60 Washington Square South, 4th floor
8:45 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 11:00  Arbans Session: Canin, Jiminez, Kohler
11:00 – 12:30 concerts: Scott, Rodriguez
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 – 19th Century Session: Meucci, Myers, Billiet, Klaus
3:30 – 5:30 – concerts:  Dean/Ponzo, Savan, Coffin, Dudgeon
Friday July 14th Metropolitan Museum of Art 80th street and 5th Avenue
9:00 11:00 – 19th Century Session: Scott, Schigen, Sluchin, Larry
11:00 -1:00 James Reese Europe Round-Table Discussion and Concert
1:00 -2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 3:30  Roman and Renaissance Session: Polk, Kopp, Sexton
3:30 – 4:00  break
4:00 – 5:30  Strauchen, Weiner/Pearse, Herbert/Myers
5:30 –7:00 – Natural Trumpet Ensembles in Choir Loft (KY Natural Trumpets, Humbolt Natural Trumpets,  Jason Dovel Natural Trumpets
7:30-9:30 Concert St Luke’s in the Field Church, 487 Hudson Street
Immer and KY Natural Trumpets, Bruce Dickey, Michael Collver,  Wibart
9:00 – 11:00 – HBS Pizza Party St Luke’s Church
Saturday July 15th  NYU, Gallatin School Auditorium,  1 Washington Place
9:00 – 11:00   4 ½ hour slots open
11:00 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 1:00 lecture/performance: Dovel, Lanier, Hasselbring
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 –  Muntefering, Herbert/Morgenstern
3:00 -3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:30 – concerts: IU Sackbuts,
Sunday July 16th  NYU, Gallatin School Auditorium, 1 Washington Place
9:00 – 11:00  Carter, Homes, Kaminski, Smithers
11:00 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 1:00 concerts/lecture performance: Grand Harmonie, Seraphinoff, Vilkner/Kelley
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 – Acoutics Session: Zemp, Campbell, Steiger, Canevari
3:30 – 5:30 – Frankowski, Miller, Hubner

*Minimum age allowed in NYU on-campus housing is 18 years old

  • Housing is not required, students may commute and will not be charged for housing. Residential students will be housed in University Hall.
  • You may register for housing during the registration process for the conference.
  • Move In Date: July 12, 2017
    Move Out Date: July 17, 2017 
  • Cost: $62 for a shared room/per night or $92 for a single room/per night

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