The American Brass Quintet is pleased to announce our newest members, Brandon Ridenour and Hillary Simms. An exciting rejuvenation for ABQ, both were our students earlier in their lives and are keen to further ABQ's mission and commitment to cutting edge chamber music. 

Hillary was just featured in the NY Times in an interview by Javier Hernåndez on being the first female in ABQ as well as breaking the gender barrier in the brass world. You can read the article here.

Upcoming Events


Mar 10

2024

4:00pm

Westchester Chamber Music Society

MapRye, NY

ABQ plays in beautiful Rye, New York. Close to home in a lovely synagaogue for a historic chamber music series. Details >

 

Apr 20

2024

7:30pm

Fontana Chamber Arts in Kalamazoo

MapWestern Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI 49008

ABQ returns to Kalamazoo, Michigan, this time with native son Brandon Ridenour! On our last visit, we played Eric Ewazen's Shadowcatcher for a wonderful… Details >

 

May 29

2024

8:00pm

International Trombone Festival

ABQ returns to TCU for another appearance at the International Trombone Association festival.  Details >

 

Recent Recordings


Oceans Apart - music of Justin Dello Joio

ABQ recording of "Blue and Gold music"
 
Oceans Apart - music of Justin Dello Joio

Blue and Gold music, written for quintet and organ, is a featured work on this latest release on Bridge Records Details >

 

Eric Nathan: Missing Words

 
Eric Nathan: Missing Words

Missing Words for brass quintet Details >