Award winning members of the Session Brass Quintet, Brian Walker, Kurt Bonnett, Angela Winter, Bill Haugeberg, and Noel Wallace, have performed with a wide variety of ensembles nationally and internationally. These competition winners collectively showcase a breadth of brass experience playing in a wide array of styles from classical to pop and beyond. Based in the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area, the quintet is currently on tour and giving masterclasses throughout Colorado.
Dr. Brian Walker, trumpet, is the associate professor of trumpet at Tarleton State University. Brian has a nationally ranked trumpet studio and maintains an active performing career in DFW. He was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the International Trumpet Guild.
Dr. Kurt Bonnett, trumpet, is a freelance trumpet player and teacher in DFW. Kurt serves as the trumpet teacher and Director of Athletic bands at Texas Wesleyan University as well as maintaining a private studio Frisco and Allen Independent School Districts.
Hornist, Dr. Angela Winter, is Director of Bands and professor of brass at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado. Angela, is an active performer all through the southwest.
Dr. Noel Wallace, bass trombone, is the adjunct instructor of low brass at Tarleton State University and maintains a large private studio in the Hebron cluster of the Lewisville Independent School District. Noel balances his teaching schedule with a variety of orchestral, chamber, solo, and jazz performances.
Dr. Bill Haugeberg, trombone, is the assistant professor of low brass at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Bill has performed with internationally award-winning chamber groups and is currently presenting solo performances throughout Texas.
Program – Fall 2019:
To Be Selected From:
Escape – Kevin McKee
Four Sketches – Anthony Plog
Vuelta del Fuego – Kevin McKee
Mini Overture – Witold Lutoslawski
Suite Americana No. 1 – Enrique Crespo
- Bozza Nova
- Son de México
“Western Suite” – arr. Session Brass Quintet
Silverado – Bruce Broughton
Ecstasy of Gold – Ennio Morricone
Magnificent 7 – Elmer Bernstein
Water is Wide – Traditional arr. Keith Karns