Rinnert, MU Mountaineer Brass Band to present at NYSSMA Winter Conference

The 2019-20 Mansfield University Mountaineer Brass Band

MANSFIELD, Pa. – Dr. Nathan Rinnert will present at the annual NYSSMA® Winter Conference and lead the Mansfield University Mountaineer Brass Band as a model ensemble on Friday, Dec. 6.

Rinnert, Chairperson of the Music Department, will present Ideas & Resources for Establishing and Maintaining a Youth Brass Band at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference in Rochester, N.Y. The presentation will begin at 1:15 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Rochester. The Mountaineer Brass Band will serve as the model band, performing five youth-level pieces.

Admission is limited to those registered for the conference.

The Brass Band performs everything from polkas and marches to more contemporary, advanced selections on traditional British brass band instruments – cornets/flugelhorn, alto horns, baritones, euphoniums, trombones, E-flat & B-flat tubas, and percussion. The band also places a focus on performing historical American brass band repertoire from the late 19th century.

To learn more about the Mansfield University Department of Music, visit music.mansfield.edu.