Friday, December 1, 2017

HDIC Events: Kappa Kappa Psi Brass Quintet

On November 19, 2017, HDIC Productions photographed the Kappa Kappa Psi Brass Quintet concert at Heinz Memorial Chapel on the University of PIttsburgh Campus.


The performing members of the quintet
Kappa Kappa Psi is a Co-educational Service Fraternity for Pitt Band members.  The brass quintet was founded by the horn player a few years ago.  The members of the Kappa Kappa Psi Brass Quintet not only spend hours rehearsing and practicing for Pitt Band but for their own shows on top of school work and other obligations, which is pretty impressive!


All the members playing a song.
On this particular day, one of the normal members was ill, so the trombonist from another local brass quintet, The Shadyside Brass, filled in!  They also invited a drummer to perform with them during some of their songs.


The drummer, man!
The songs ranged from an Armed Forces Salute to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and included something for everybody.  Some of the songs were the traditional arrangements and some were arranged by the founder of the quintet himself.


The setup in Heinz Chapel
If you ever get a chance, I strongly encourage everyone to take a couple hours some day to watch a live performance- you won’t be disappointed!

Armed Force Salute


All images copyright 2017 Allen Howard/HDIC Productions.
All images shot on a Canon Rebel T7i with a Tamron 18-200 F/3.5-6.4 DI-II VC lens.

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