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Curtis Brass Ensemble Brings "The Glory of Gabrieli" to St. Mark's

Free Recital of Renaissance Masterworks

The Curtis Brass Ensemble, led by Paul Bryan, brings a spectacular program of Renaissance brass repertoire to St. Mark's Church on Sunday, March 7 at 3 p.m. "The Glory of Gabrieli" features music by Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Holborne, and Scheidt, among others, for ensembles ranging from brass quintet to massed brass choirs. The recital is free and no tickets are required. St. Mark's Episcopal Church is located at 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia.

Paul Bryan is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and Temple University, where he studied trombone with Glenn Dodson and Eric Carlson and conducting with David Hayes, Arthur Chodoroff, and Larry Wagner. His current positions include: artistic coordinator and conductor of Bravo Brass, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Brass Ensemble; faculty member at Temple University's Esther Boyer College of Music; music director of Symphony in C's Summer Symphony Camp; conductor of the Reading Summer Music Institute; and conductor of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass. Mr. Bryan, a staff member since 1993, joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2009 and teaches Elements of Conducting.

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level. One of the world's leading conservatories, Curtis is highly selective and provides full-tuition scholarships to all of its 160 students. In this intimate environment, students receive personalized attention from a celebrated faculty. A busy schedule of performances is at the heart of Curtis’s distinctive "learn by doing" approach, a philosophy which has produced an impressive number of notable artists since the school’s founding in 1924.



Student Recital Series: The Glory of Gabrieli
Sunday, March 7 at 3 p.m

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia

Music by Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Holborne, Scheidt, and others. Free; no tickets required.

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