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The Tarleton State University Music Department would like to present:

2ND ANNUAL BRASS DAY - February 8th 2014

Guest Artists include:

TRUMPET - Wiff Rudd, Member - Rhythm and Brass, Baylor University   
 HORN - Greg Hustis, Retired - Principal Horn, Dallas Symphony, Southern Methodist University
  Trombone - Jeremy Moeller, Principal Trombone - Lyric Opera of Chicago
Assistant Principal - Grant Park Symphony


  TUBA - Ed Jones, Principal Tuba - Ft. Worth Symphony
University of Texas - Arlington


Featuring Tarleton Brass Faculty:

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Brian Walker, trumpet      Kim Rooney Hagelstein, horn    Jonathan Gill, trombone              Trevor Culp, tuba

1st Annual Young Persons Brass Competition

Starting as a new event at the Tarleton Brass Day is the Youth Competition.  This competition is open to all brass students enrolled in a high school band program (9th-12th Grade). Keep an eye on this page for information about prizes for competition winners.

Students may compete with any solo piece that has accompaniment - accompanists will be provided by Tarleton ($50 solo competition fee covers the accompanist fees).  If you wish to compete, please check the appropriate box on the registration form. Students wishing to compete should be prepared to submit the piano parts to the competition chair ( by February 1st, 2014. 

Please contact Dr. Kim Rooney Hagelstein at if you have any questions. 


The cost to participate (All-Day Pass) in this event is $20.00 IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE DECEMBER 1ST 2013. Participants who register after December 1st can purchase All Day Passes for $25.00.  

In addition, we also have a special on presale tickets for all parents, family and friends for the evening concert.  Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance from Dayle Cox in Room 105E of the Fine Arts Center until the day of the event. He can be contacted at 254-968-9291.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door at the evening concert for $15. 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Walker at: 254-968-0744 or (email preferred)



8:00 a.m.  Registration Begins, Fine Arts Center (FAC) 109 Hallway

9:00 a.m.  Warm-up Classes with Tarleton Faculty (Separated by Instrument)

9:00 a.m.  Students competing in the Solo Competition rehearse during this hour

10:00 a.m.  Morning Performances featuring Tarleton Student Groups and Guest Brass Ensembles

11:00 a.m.  Masterclasses with Guest Artists (Separated by Instrument)

12:15 p.m.  Lunch and Exhibit Break

12:15 p.m.  Solo Competition Begins

2:30 p.m.  Tarleton Faculty Showcase

3:30 p.m.  Question and Answer Session with Tarleton Faculty and Guest Artists

4:30 p.m.  Short Break and Announcement of Solo Competition Winners

5:00 p.m. Evening Concert featuring Guest Artists: Wiff Rudd, Greg Hustis, Jeremy Moeller and Ed Jones.


Brass Day 2013 (Boston Brass)