The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: Music for Brass Quintet
Quintasonic Brass is a touring brass quintet made up of professional brass players from around the United States. Their mission is promote chamber music for brass instruments through creative programming, recording projects, promoting new works, and educational outreach. Its members include Vince DiMartino (International soloist), Jason Dovel (University of Kentucky), Matthew Haislip (Mississippi State University), Alex Van Duuren (University of Tennessee), and Alex Lapins (University of Tennessee).
Quintasonic Brass enjoys many engagements around the United States, with recent performances at Indiana University, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Kentucky, Oakland University, University of Tennessee, and many other institutions.
While the group was officially formed in the summer of 2016 in Knoxville, Tennessee, members of the group have been performing together for many years in other settings. Dovel, Haislip, and Lapins performed together in the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp Faculty Brass Quintet multiple summers in Twin Lake, Michigan. Dovel and DiMartino have performed together in many settings for many years, and Van Duuren and Lapins are colleagues on the brass faculty of the University of Tennessee.
Members of Quintasonic Brass hold degrees from many prestigious schools of music including the Eastman School of Music, University of Michigan, University of North Texas, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Indiana University, and many other schools.
Our diverse repertoire spans from the Renaissance to contemporary flair.