Masterclass with the US Air Force Heritage Brass Quintet
Duke Music masterclasses are free and open to the public.
Heritage Brass is a six-member pioneering symphonic brass ensemble. Bringing the military tradition of brass and percussion to the concert stage, Heritage Brass presents programs that are both exhilarating and intimate.
Representing Air Force professionals serving across the globe, Heritage Brass showcases the service's excellence and precision in every performance throughout the eastern seaboard, from South Carolina to Maine. The ensemble maintains a rigorous performance schedule, presenting a diverse repertoire featuring orchestral transcriptions, patriotic favorites, jazz standards, and new compositions. Whether performing at a concert hall, educational venue, a large sporting event, or in support of a military function, their innovative approach allows them to perform both as a large symphonic group and a small chamber ensemble.
As professional Airmen, the musicians of Heritage Brass are committed to inspiring patriotism, communicating Air Force priorities, recruiting the best to serve our country, and honoring our nation's veterans through the power of music. They are proud to represent our nation's Airmen who fly, fight, and win in air, space, and cyberspace.