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School of Music Presents

Congratulations and thank you to all performers and participants for an amazing event. See you in 2015!

2014 highlights included sessions and concerts by:

Barbara Butler trumpet
UBC Brass Ensembles
Vancouver Brass Project
Larry Knopp trumpet
Alan Matheson trumpet
Benjamin Kinsman horn
Richard Mingus horn
Jeremy Berkman trombone
Gregory Cox trombone
Peder MacLellan tuba
Robert Taylor division chair


Internationally known as both a performer and teacher, Barbara Butler is soloist and co-principal trumpet with Music of the Baroque, Chicago Chamber Musicians, and the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, and has served as co-principal trumpet with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, principal trumpet of the Grant Park Orchestra, and acting associate/assistant principal trumpet with the Houston and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras. Ms. Butler is professor of trumpet at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and a former faculty member of Northwestern University, the Eastman School of Music, and University of British Columbia. A student of Vincent Cichowicz and Adolph Herseth, Ms. Butler has offered master classes and recitals around the world, and her students are members of the finest orchestras and university faculties. Her recordings include With Clarion Voice (D’Note), Music for Two Trumpets and Organ (Gasparo), and Carmen Fantasia for Two Trumpets and Orchestra (Warner Classics).


All sessions will be held at the UBC School of Music (6361 Memorial Rd.) and UBC Old Auditorium (6344 Memorial Rd.) on the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia. UBC Map


Paid parking is available in the Armoury Lot or Fraser River Parkade. For more information about parking at UBC, please visit their website.


For more information please contact:
University of British Columbia School of Music
604.822.3113 | |

Sponsored through the generous support of UBC Bands, Long & McQuade, Tom Lee Music,
Tapestry Music, Conn Selmer, and Yamaha Canada Music.


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Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Tel: 604.822.3113
Fax: 604.822.4884

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