Our reviews throughout the country were immediately extremely positive and our career blossomed. We enjoyed a full-time national performance status during the years 1972-81.
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"If you're going to listen to Baroque via brass, you might as well start here and maybe end here, too"
Edward Tatnall Canby, Audio
"They made a spectacular Louisville debut in a program that held its audience entranced."
"In addition to virtuosity and solid musicianship, in terms of finesse and musicality, they are second to none."
The Register, New Haven
"Five major talents forming an ensemble of major importance - the Eastern Brass. Superb technique, but most important was the style: utmost delicacy, refinement and grace."
Herald-Leader, Lexington Kentucky
WILLIAM WICH — Trumpet
received his BM degree from the University of Louisville; MM and MMA degrees from Yale University, where he is presently a candidate for the DMA degree. Professional experience includes: Louisville Orchestra and Brass Quintet; Pierre Monteux Festival Orchestra and Brass Quintet; solo trumpet, U.S. Military Academy Band; principal trumpet, New Haven Symphony, faculty member, University of Bridgeport Music Dept.; principal trumpet and asst. conductor, American Shakespeare Theater. Deceased.
TUCKER JOLLY — Tuba
received his BM degree from North Texas State University. Professional experience includes: State Symphony of Florida; Wichita Falls Symphony; Project Muse Brass Quintet; Fort Worth Symphony; Dallas Symphony; American Wind Symphony; principal tuba and featured soloist with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Band.