September 7 7:00pm

TILT Trumpets play Eastman, Vierk, Gibson, McIntyre // FONT Festival at Mannes College

FONT 2018 Festival Page
Mannes website

TILT Brass returns to the annual FONT Festival to present an all-trumpet program featuring Julius Eastman’s recently realized work Trumpet from 1970 and Lois V. Vierk’s rarely heard sextet Cirrus (1987), along with compositions by Jon Gibson and TILT Director Chris McIntyre, and Eastman’s Joy Boy (1974). The performance takes place at Mannes College The New School For Music. Brass students from the school will participate in a workshop with members of TILT and will join the group in performing Joy Boy and Gibson’s Multiples (1972.)

TILT Brass Trumpets performing Julius Eastman’s Trumpet (1970) at The Kitchen

TILT Brass Trumpets:
Jaimie Branch
Wayne du Maine
Jonathan Finlayson
Gareth Flowers
Mike Gurfield
Sam Jones
Tim Leopold
Hugo Moreno
Chris McIntyre, conductor & musical director

PROGRAM
Julius EastmanJoy Boy (1974)
Chris McIntyre – Selections from Presencing Piece (2014)
Julius EastmanTrumpet (1970)
Lois V. Vierk Cirrus (1987)
Jon GibsonMultiples (1972)

Ron Hammond’s 1970 image of Eastman and the first page of the original score for Trumpet

PRESS for Trumpet
NY Times Review of 2/3/18 performance

McIntyre NY Times interview

Location: Mannes College The New School For Music New York, NY  [MAP]
2018-2019 Season