On Saturday, November 23, 2002, at 04:49 PM, Sherri Matthews wrote:
> On Thursday night, at the Virginia Music Educator's Association State
> Conference, the Boston Brass performed. They are a brass quintet,
> much like the Canadian Brass, and are quite excellent. Right before
> their last number, they put down their horns, took out a pitch pipe,
> blew a pitch, and broke into "Ice Cream/ Sincere" from the Music Man.
Hummm... do they double a part? (a quintet is still five, right?)
I wonder how many OTHER tenors are former brass quintet tuba players?
The change of mindset from "foundation" to "fluff" was a welcome