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Chicago Brass Quintet to perform Maple Leaf Community Concert

MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Chicago Brass Quintet will be featured at the next Maple Leaf Community Concert Series event at Monmouth College.

Hailed as ”one of the premiere ensembles of our time” by the International Trumpet Guild Journal, the quintet will perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Kasch Performance Hall of Dahl Chapel and Auditorium.

While on campus, the group will also present an afternoon workshop for Monmouth music students.

The quintet rose to national prominence with the release of its first recording for Crystal Records and its guest appearance at the International Trumpet Guild’s Conference.

The musicians have performed throughout the United States, Canada, South America and Asia. They have made guest performances with symphony orchestras and other ensembles, as well a gospel program with the Brown Singers of Columbus, Ohio.

Tickets are $30 at the door. Students and Monmouth College personnel with an ID are admitted free. For more information, call the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce at 309-734-3181 or email