The Western Brass Quintet – Manitou Music Festival – July 29, 2010
Join us at The Homestead for The Western Brass Quintet atop Bay Mountain overlooking Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Bay and the Manitou Islands presented by The Manitou Music Festival. Concert begins at 7pm. Transportation to the top of Bay Mountain is by chairlift or six passenger golf cart and begins at 6pm. Beverages available for purchase. Please, no coolers.
The Western Brass Quintet has entertained national and international audiences with cutting-edge, virtuosic repertoire for over four decades. Serving as an ensemble in residence at Western Michigan University, the group strives to educate community and school audiences concerning the expressive capabilities of brass instruments by performing high-quality brass chamber music and by regularly working with students in clinics. Members of the ensemble frequently perform with some of the finest ensembles and musicians in the world and are committed to elevating the level and perception of brass chamber music.
The Manitou Music Festival presents exciting and diverse concerts featuring national and regional performers of classical, jazz, and folk music in idyllic outdoor & family friendly locations. Founded in 1991 by members of the Glen Arbor Art Association, the Manitou Music Festival takes place in the pastoral splendor of Leelanau County, in the Northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
For more Manitou Music Festival information and to reserve tickets visit www.glenarborart.org.