Department of Music

Brass Ensembles

Brass Quintets are student groups that perform regularly on and off campus for a variety of audiences. These are audition-based groups that are open to all Auburn students. For more information, contact any Brass Faculty member. Mark DeGoti: (334) 844-3183, markdegoti@auburn.edu; Bill Schaffer: (334) 844-3187, schafwr@auburn.edu; Matthew Wood: (334) 844-3155, mpw0002@auburn.edu.

 

The AU Trumpet Ensemble is an audition-based student group that performs trumpet chamber music for groups of varying size. The group meets weekly and performs one recital during the semester. For more information, contact conductor Mark DeGoti: (334) 844-3183, markdegoti@auburn.edu.

 

The Horn Ensemble performs standard chamber music for multiple horns (French Horn) including small ensembles (trio and quartet) up to horn choir works. The horn ensemble is open to all majors by audition and meets once a week in Fall and Spring Semesters. For more information, contact conductor Bill Schaffer: (334) 844-3187, schafwr@auburn.edu.

 

The Trombone Choir performs challenging literature including original works, arrangements, and transcriptions. These ensembles each rehearse one evening a week for ninety minutes and perform one recital per semester. Any Auburn student regardless of major is welcome to schedule an audition by contacting Matthew Wood: (334) 844-3155, mpw0002@auburn.edu.

 

The AU Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble consists of undergraduate and graduate students currently attending Auburn University. The ensemble performs challenging music in performances throughout the year, with the goal of testing the idea of what tubas and euphoniums can and should do. Students interested in participating in this ensemble should contact Stephen Kunzer: (334) 844-3180, snk0014@auburn.edu.

Last Updated: May 03, 2019