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    The Harvard Brass

    Harvard University has had a history of brass ensembles dating back to 1884, but “The Harvard Brass” refers to a group established in 2000 by a couple of trumpeters and Harvard alums, Catherine Evans and Geoff Shamu.  This ensemble appeared on the yuletide album, Christmas in the Busch, listed below. 


    The Harvard Brass recordings

    Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)

    Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)

    The Harvard University Choir

    Conductor – Murray Forbes Somerville

    Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra

    Director – Robert Mealy

    SopranoAwet Ademmicael

    Bass – Mark Risinger

    Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones



    1. http://theharvardcrimson.com/article/1884/10/28/harvard-brass-band-members-will-meet/?print=1
    2. http://theharvardcrimson.com/article/1884/11/6/the-brass-band-in-the-campaign/
    3. http://home.uchicago.edu/~ahkissel/trombone.html
    4. Liner notes:  Christmas in the Busch










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