Brass Day

Stanislaus State Music Building & Snider Recital Hall


Brass Day Philosophy

The goal of Stanislaus State Brass Day is to provide high school and college students, as well as freelance brass players with a positive, engaging and educational experience all encompassing the art of brass playing. Maximum interaction between guest artists and participants will take place throughout the day, highlighted by clinics and master classes, as well as an opportunity to perform with a large brass ensemble.

Brass Day Format

New this year: Free registration! See the registration form link below for details.

Registration Deadline

FREE Registration! Registration and liability forms MUST be received by Monday, February 16, 2018.

2018 Brass Day Registration Form

2018 Brass Day Release of Liability Form

Contact Elisha Wilson for more information.


Guest Artists


Dr. Jonathan KnightSunset Brass





Ginger Turner,
Trumpeter with
U.S. Army Field Band






Stanislaus State Featured Faculty

Jamie Dubberly, Low Brass Instructor

Joe Mazzaferro, Coordinator of Jazz Studies

Elisha Wilson, Horn Instructor, Director of Brass Day


3:30 - 3:50pm   Registration Free!
4:00 - 4:55pm   Meet the Sunset Brass: Tips for Improving Brass Techniques & Peak Performance
5:00 - 5:50pm   Clinic for All Brass with Ginger Turner, Trumpeter with U.S. Army Field Band
6:00 - 6:50pm   Mass Brass Rehearsal for Evening Concert
6:50 - 7:00pm   Q&A with the Stan State Brass Faculty
7:00 - 7:20pm   Dinner Break
7:30pm             Brass Day Concert Featuring Sunset Brass, Mass Brass Ensemble Performance