Matthew Russo, trombonist & educator

Instructor of Trombone, University of Connecticut

Category: events

  • dance suite from “pariser tanzbuch”

    Thursday Night’s Young Artist Performer Series at the Norfolk Festival features the Excalibur Brass Quintet performing an arrangement of dances from Pierre Attaingnant’s collection:”Pariser Tanzbuch.” The collection was published in 1530, and features dozens of early renaissance-style dances. This arrangement by Allan Dean, Professor of Trumpet at Yale, features is a collection of several dances in…

  • set of four ives songs

    Tonight the Excalibur Brass will open tonight’s 7:30p concert with a quick set of Four Songs of Charles Ives. The first two songs in the set, On the Counter and The Side Show were written in 1920, and 1921 respectively, while the final two of the set were written earlier in life. Slow March, was written when…