Renowned Carolina Brass Ensemble to Perform Free Concert at Gardner-Webb University

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Music Clinic for High School Students to Precede Feb. 21 Show

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University will host a free concert by the Carolina Brass national touring ensemble on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. in the Tucker Student Center. The show is open to the public.

Carolina Brass, regarded as one of the premiere music ensembles in the Southeast, regularly performs pops concerts, classical recitals and educational shows. The Summit Recording artists offered a concert alongside Gardner-Webb’s orchestra in January in nearby Spindale, N.C.

The GWU Trumpet Ensemble, which is currently competing in the semifinals of the National Trumpet Competition for the second straight year, will perform to open Saturday’s concert in Stewart Hall.

Prior to the concert, various high school bands and orchestras will perform and receive coaching from Gardner-Webb’s music faculty, including woodwind, brass, string and percussion instruction.

For more information on the high school clinic and brass concert, contact Dr. Patricia Sparti, chair of the GWU music department, at 704-466-4710 or Visit for more information about the ensemble.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse world of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them for career success and for engaged, responsible citizenship in their professional, civic, and spiritual communities.