New York Chamber Brass
New York Chamber Brass was founded as a faculty Ensemble-in-Residence at the Conservatory of Music Purchase College, State University of New York. Core members are Graham Ashton & Rich Clymer (trumpets), Peter Reit (horn) and Tim Albright (trombone), additional guest artists include Don Hayward (bass trombone) and Morris Kainuma (tuba).
NYCB promotes quality brass chamber music in live performances and recordings covering repertoire from the renaissance to the present day. Seasons regularly include performances at Merkin Hall in NYC, Guggenheim Museum, National Cathedral Washington DC, Vassar College, the Juilliard School and Purchase College.
The ensemble’s education program and community outreach includes concerts and workshops in New York Tri-state area schools, and chamber music seminars at the Purchase College Conservatory of Music. In 2010 NYCB was in residence at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts.