The ensemble will perform Particles and Waves by Mathew Fuerst (written for the event), Firedance by Anthony DiLorenzo, Contrapunctus IX by J.S. Bach, and Celestial Suite, movement 4: Hubble by Chicagoland composer James Stephenson, all interspersed with narration and slides.
Praised for their “high level of musicality and technical ability” and for their “clean, clear and precise sound,” the award-winning Axiom Brass Quintet has quickly established itself as “one of the major art music groups in brass chamber music.”
As the only brass quintet in 27 years to win the prestigious Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition (2012) and the only American ensemble to ever win the Preis der Europa-Stadt Passau in Germany (2012), Axiom has also been named winners of the 2008 International Chamber Brass Competition and the 2016 M-Prize, 2010 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, the Plowman Chamber Music Competition, and the Jeju City International Brass Quintet Competition in South Korea. Axiom Brass is dedicated to enhancing the musical life of communities across the globe and educating the next generation of musicians.