OU Brass Band to Welcome Acclaimed Euphonium Virtuoso Steven Mead on Dec. 2

  Internationally acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead will join the Oakland University (OU) Brass Band for a memorable afternoon of brass music artistry beginning at 3:00 p.m.  on Sunday, December 2 in Varner Recital Hall. “Steve’s appearance with the OU Brass Band is a result of conversations we had during his two-day residence here at OU last March,” said Dr. Kenneth Kroesche, an associate professor of music and coordinator of the OU Brass Band. “Having just adjudicated … [Read more...]

Oakland University Brass Band Shares the Stage with Guest Soloist Bryan Appleby-Wineberg Nov. 1

Listeners are in for a treat when the award-winning Oakland University Brass Band performs in OU’s Varner Recital Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1. They will be joined on stage by returning guest artist, cornet soloist Bryan Appleby-Wineberg. Under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Kroesche, the OU Brass Band has become one of the most highly regarded traditional British-style brass bands in the country. They were the First Section champions at the 2014 North American Brass Band Association … [Read more...]