JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 18, 2019
Prior to the start of the 2019 Summer Festival on July 3, the Grand Teton Music Festival presents a free community concert with Teton Brass Quintet on Saturday, June 22 at 7PM at Walk Festival Hall.
Teton Brass Quintet includes trumpeter and Festival Musician Charles Daval, along with the brass faculty of Brigham Young University-Idaho: trumpeter Ryan Nielsen, hornist Jon Klein, trombonist Bryce Mecham, and tubist Matt Moore.
The quintet performs an evening of chamber music, beginning with Michael Praetorius’ 16th-century collection of French dances fromTerpsichore. Russian composer Victor Ewald’s Second Quintetfollows, a cornerstone of the brass repertoire. The program concludes with a suite of tango songs, most notably the sultry Libertango from Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla.
The concert is approximately 90 minutes including intermission. Light concessions will be available for sale on the Hartley Pavilion. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To reserve tickets, visit GTMF.org or call 307.733.1128.
About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF)
Over seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival unites 228 celebrated orchestral musicians led by Music Director Donald Runnicles. These musicians represent 64 orchestras and 47 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America.
As the single largest performing arts presenter in Jackson Hole with nearly 100 annual events, GTMF presents yearlong programming that includes monthly community concerts, a Winter Festival in February, the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, and education programs for Teton County Students. The Festival has a 13-part national radio broadcast Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival, co-hosted by Donald Runnicles and Andrew Palmer Todd, now in its second season.
GTMF is a 4-star charity as rated by Charity Navigator and has a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.
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