The IUP Faculty Brass Quintet, known as the HoodleBug Brass, performed at eight area schools on May 9-11, 2016.
On Monday, May 9, the quintet gave performances for students at Heritage Elementary and Franklin Regional Middle School in the Franklin Regional School District. Additionally, the quintet rehearsed with members of the Franklin Regional Senior High School Wind Ensemble and gave a master class to the brass students at Franklin Regional Middle School.
On Tuesday, May 10, the brass faculty performed for students at Kiski Area High School, Plum Senior High School, Hempfield Area High School, and Greater Latrobe Senior High School. In the evening the HoodleBug Brass were featured performers on the Franklin Regional Senior High School Wind Ensemble's Spring Concert. The quintet performed John Cheetham's Concertino for Brass Quintet and Band with the FRHS Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin Pollock.
The HoodleBug Brass wrapped up their tour on Wednesday, May 11, with a performance at Conemaugh Township Area Middle/Senior High School.
The members of the HoodleBug Brass are: Kevin Eisensmith (trumpet), David Ferguson (trumpet), Heidi Lucas (horn), Christian Dickinson (trombone), and Zach Collins (tuba).
Department of Music