2024 Pacific Brass Day

Sunday, March 3, 2024

The Conservatory of Music at University of the Pacific invites all brass instrumentalists to participate in Pacific Brass Day on Sunday, March 3, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This event is open to college, junior high, and high school students, as well as community members. 

Work with Pacific's brass faculty, Sadie Glass (horn), Leonard Ott (trumpet), and Bruce Chrisp (low brass) in a day of masterclasses, performances, workshops, vendors, and more. 

Pacific Brass Day features co-author of The Breathing Gym and tubist, Patrick Sheridan

Join us at the end of the day to hear a recital featuring all participants in a mass brass choir, UOP faculty and students, and guest artists. Admission to the concert is free!


A $20 registration fee includes lunch.


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Participants of Pacific Brass Day will:
  • Play together in a large brass ensemble - all levels are welcome!
  • Enjoy lunch with fellow musicians
  • Shop for brass supplies and instruments in our vendor room
  • Attend a master class led by Pacific's internationally renowned applied brass faculty
  • Choose from a variety of workshops led by guest artist Patrick Sheridan and Pacific faculty
  • Tour our vibrant campus
  • Invite friends and family to hear the final concert with Pacific brass students and brass faculty
  • Mingle at the post-concert reception with friends, family, and other students
Artist Biography
Patrick Sheridan

Patrick Sheridan is one of the most celebrated tuba soloists in his instrument's history.  He has performed more than 3,500 concerts in over 50 countries in venues ranging from the White House to NBA half-time shows to the Hollywood Bowl.  He is a former member of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band and has been featured on NBC's "Today Show" and NPR's "All Things Considered."

Brass Day artist Patrick Sheridan
Brass Faculty

Pacific's Brass Day masterclasses will be led by our Brass faculty. They will also lead a final concert in conjunction with the university's brass students as well. Learn more about them!

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Contact Us

For more information about this event, please contact Sadie Glass, Assistant Professor of Practice.