July 23, 2024

UMW Faculty Brass Quintet Performs this Weekend

The University of Mary Washington Faculty Brass Quintet performs during a Memorial Day observance in 2011 (courtesy of The Free Lance-Star)

On Saturday, June 16, the UMW Faculty Brass Quintet will perform the first UMW-sponsored concert of the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center’s American Music Concert Series. The program will include the music of John Philip Sousa, Leonard Bernstein and George M. Cohan, as well as a performance of “West Side Story.” The concert begins at 7 p.m. in Fredericksburg’s Market Square and is free and open to the public.

Founded in 2009, the Faculty Brass Quintet features Bartram and UMW adjunct instructors Jim Ford and Gary Carper, along with musicians David Mersiovsky and Jeremy Cucco.

Other UMW concerts in the series include a performance by the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra on Tuesday, July 3 and by the UMW Faculty Jazz Quintet on Saturday, August 25. For more information, visit http://www.famcc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=201&Itemid=124 or call (540) 654-1012.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.