Solo & Chamber Music Series: Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble

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Discounted tickets for PSU students, faculty, and staff are available, with valid PSU ID, purchased and picked up in person, at PSU Ticket Office in Room 137 of the Garfield Weede Building.

Event information

September 27, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Presented By: PSU Department of Music

Location: McCray Hall, Pittsburg State University

Address: E. Lindburg Street, Pittsburg, KS

Event details

Considered one of the premiere ensembles of its kind in North America, the Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble, is bringing to Pittsburg its popular program Giovanniana! 

The group consists of historic brass instrument specialists and its repertoire is vast, including nearly every possible style period and region where early brass sources were represented. Using cornetts (curved hybrid brass/woodwind instruments) and sackbuts (early trombones), they’ll play music from the Italian, German, Polish, Bohemian, Moravian, Scandinavian, Spanish, and English courts, as well as the Americas. 

About the Solo & Chamber Music Series:

All performances take place in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. The season also includes performances by saxophone virtuoso Otis Murphy (October), the Grammy-winning American ensemble Third Coast Percussion (Nocember), the German quintet Calmus (January), the multi-string quartet Invoke (March), and pianist Alon Goldstein (April).

Tickets are free to full-time PSU students with valid student ID.

Individual tickets for the public are $12 general admission, or $8 for those over 65 and under 18. Or, purchase the "Any Four Package" for $41 general admission, or $27 for over 65 and under 18. The complete season may be purchased for $54 general admission or $36 for over 65 and under 18.

Contact information

PSU Department of Music