Performances & workshops for brass enthusiasts of all ages

Featuring brass legend, virtuoso soloist, and renowned teacher Roger Bobo and introducing BRAZZ, feat. Derry Byrne, Brad Turner, Henry Christian, Tom Shorthouse, Jim Littleford, trumpet; Rod Murray, Jeremy Berkman, Ellen Marple, Sharman King, trombone; Nick Anderson, Laurel Spencer, Holly Bryan, horn; Drew Dumas, euphonium; David Sabourin, tuba; Fred Stride, Paul Rushka, Bernie Arai, Martin Fisk, rhythm section

 Special guest Roger Bobo

Special guest Roger Bobo


9 am
Registration & Check-in (School of Music Lobby)
9 am–1 pm
Brass Resource Centre (Gessler Hall)
10 am
Welcome concert featuring UBC Brass Ensembles (Barnett Hall)
10:30 am
Masterclass with Roger Bobo (Barnett Hall)
1–2 pm 
Feature concert: BRAZZ (Barnett Hall)
2–3:15 pm

  • Breakout Sessions
  • Panel Discussion with Fred Stride & BRAZZ (Room 113)
  • Roger Bobo (Barnett Hall)

3:30-4:30 pm
Massed Brass Reading Session, Roger Bobo conductor (Old Auditorium)


BONUS - Special 50% ticket discount for BrassFest! attendees for
Friday January 26 Music on the Point concert of the Alan Matheson Trio

Alan Matheson is featured performing piano, cornet & flugelhorn
To get the discount just tell the ticketing person at the door:
“I’m coming to  Brassfest! on Sunday"
Fri Jan 26 | 7:30 pm, Barnett Hall Link to performer and repertoire information



Music Building
6361 Memorial Road
University of British Columbia
Vancouver Campus


Paid parking is available in the Armoury Lot or Fraser River Parkade. For more information about parking at UBC, please visit their website.


For more information please contact University of British Columbia School of Music at 604-822-3113 or



Sunday, Jan. 28th, 2018
9 am – 4:30 pm

Pre-register online
Until Friday, Jan. 26th, noon

UBC Students, Faculty, & Brassfest Performers: Free
Non-UBC Students: $15
General Admission: $25

Pay by Visa, MasterCard, or Interac Debit

Register at the door Sunday, Jan. 28th at 9 am

UBC Students: Free
Non-UBC Students: $20
General Admission: $30

Cash or cheques only, made payable to University of British Columbia


BrassFest! is made possible through the generous support of UBC Bands, Cherry Classics, Long & McQuade, Tapestry Music, Tom Lee MusicYamaha Canada, and Matterhorn Music