Concert Repertoire

Axiom Brass is passionate about sharing music and educating audiences of all ages. With concerts that cover a diverse range of musical genres and encompass over 400 years of music tradition, Axiom Brass presents music from all over the world. Each performance can be tailored to a variety of situations, and can include concerts with orchestra, band, choir, and organ.

CONCERT RECITALS

New Standards

Axiom Brass covers a wide spectrum of music from original brass quintet to transcriptions. This concert features the works of Brenard Rands, Victor Ewald, Andre Lafosse, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joan Tower, Astor Piazzolla and many more. Axiom Brass takes audiences through hundreds of years of music history with works displaying virtuosity, passion, and excitement.

Sacred Brass

Sacred Music has played an integral role in the development of music. Featuring the works of J.S. Bach, Handel, and Gabrieli among others, this concert is a journey through time with a program that focuses purely on Sacred Music written for or inspired by the church.

The Sky is the Limit

This multimedia presentation was created in collaboration with the Fischoff Chamber Music Association and Professor Keith Davis of the University of Notre Dame.  The concert can be presented in a domed digital visualization theater or with a standard cinema screen in a concert setting. “The Sky is the Limit” features the music of James Stephenson, J. S. Bach, David Sampson, Lansing McLoskey, and others accompanied by a specially created movie exploring the mysteries of the universe. 

CONCERTS WITH ENSEMBLE

Concerto with Orchestra

Axiom Brass brings the same blend and sensitivity of chamber music to the front of the orchestra.  The quintet’s concerto repertoire includes Lluis Vidal’s Concerto for Brass Quintet and Orchestra, Eric Ewazen's Shadowcatcher, Michael Horvit's Concerto for Brass Quintet, Bernard Rands’ Adieu, Ramon Zupko's Vox Naturae, Gerard Schwarz’s Concerto, and Gunther Schuller’s Diptych, as well as new commissions.  

Concerto with Wind Ensemble

The repertoire for Brass Quintet and Wind Ensemble is constantly growing.  Whether premiering a new work or performing a standard concerto, Axiom Brass displays their virtuosity and excitement in an inspiring collaboration. Axiom’s repertoire includes Lansing McLoskey’s What We Do Is Secret, David Gillingham’s Quintessence, James Stephenson’s Dodecafecta, John Wasson’s Tangents, Jeff Tyzik’a New York Cityscape, Fischer Tull’s Concerto Grosso, and Anthony Plog’s Concerto 2010.