Founded in the Fall of 2016, Flower City Brass is a professional brass quintet comprising both current and former graduate students of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Flower City Brass continues to be an eclectic outlet for brass chamber music, offering creative performances of a highly diverse repertoire spanning from J.S. Bach to Luciano Berio. Most recently, Flower City Brass attended the third annual Stockholm Chamber Brass Academy in Leksand, Sweden, where they spent a week working and performing alongside the Stockholm Chamber Brass, one of the world’s leading brass ensembles. In February of 2018, the quintet was featured with the Eastman Wind Ensemble, performing Jeff Tyzik’s New York Cityscape. In the summer of 2017, FCB was a featured ensemble at the Brass in Frankenwald festival, hosted by Rekkenze Brass, where they actively took part in coaching sessions, chambers classes, and public performances throughout Lichtenberg, Germany.
Flower City Brass performs extensively, and in a wide variety of settings, including chamber music classes, recitals, educational outreach concerts, and other formal events. Please contact us for more information.