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Trumpeter and Composer Brian Chin Presents “Brass Techniques and Orchestration”

April 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm


sca-logo-big2Brian Chin will present an evening of insights into Brass writing, articulations, mutes, voicings, and tessituras. He will also show music from the literature and explain what works and very often, what doesn’t so that the working composer or orchestrator can make better decisions for stage and recording work. Everything related to brass techniques will be covered, or as much as two hours allows. Come and find out.

SCA members are invited to bring sketches to Dr. Chin to be read as part of the evening.
Sunday April 3rd at 7 PM
Nickerson Studios, Seattle Pacific University Department of Music
340 West Nickerson St.
Admission is $10 general, free for students and SCA members.

Come at 6:30 to meet other composers and sound designers.

As an international trumpet soloist and advocate for new music, Brian Chin is the Artistic Director of Common Tone Arts, has commissioned and premiered many works for solo trumpet, and is the creator of the Universal Language Project, an organization committed to art music for the 21st century.  Brian also performs on baroque trumpet and is a co-founder of the early music ensemble, the Seattle Trumpet Consort.

Additionally, Brian performs as principal trumpet for the Tacoma Symphony, records for film and studio sessions, and appears regularly with the Seattle Symphony and Opera. Dr. Brian Chin is an Associate Professor of Music at Seattle Pacific University . His two solo recordings, Universal Language and Eventide, are available on Origin Classical.


April 3, 2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Seattle Composers Alliance
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Seattle Pacific University, Nickerson Studios
340 W Nickerson St.
Seattle,, 98119 United States
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