New Mexico's Finest Professional Brass Ensemble
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Touching lives through the power of music, The Enchantment Brass Quintet is New Mexico’s premier professional brass quintet. Founded in 2015, the EBQ is comprised of members of the University of Mexico Department of Music brass and jazz faculty, and is the Quintet-in-Residence at UNM. Committed to performing, commissioning, and recording serious repertoire for the brass quintet, the EBQ is also devoted to creating engaging, and creative performances, that entertain audiences. The Enchantment Brass Quintet is world-class performing ensemble whose members have performed with renown music ensembles, such as the Summit Brass, Baltimore Symphony, Santa Fe Opera, Indianapolis Symphony, Detroit Symphony, U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors, New Mexico Philharmonic, and Utah Festival Opera.
Their inaugural recording, A Brass Menagerie: The Brass Music of John Cheetham, is a collection of brass works composed by this native New Mexican, and UNM Distinguished Alumnus. It features two world premier recordings.
The Enchantment Brass Quintet is also dedicated to teaching music students of all ages. They provide clinics and master classes world -wide to young musicians and non-musicians, and assist them with the technique, creativity, joy, and fun of music!
The Enchantment Brass Choir is a professional collaboration between the UNM Faculty and the exceptional brass students of the Music Department, and performs several times yearly across the state of New Mexico.