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DavidsonLearns Pre-Concert Conversation with the Carolina Brass Quintet

by | Nov 8, 2022 | Arts & Entertainment, DavidsonLearns, News

The premiere brass ensemble of the Southeast honors trumpet player Bill Lawing’s retirement from Davidson College.

The Carolina Brass Quintet was founded by Dr. Bill Lawing, recently retired Professor of Music at Davidson College. Lawing has had a career as a solo, chamber and symphonic musician. His accolades are numerous. His concerts have been held across Europe as well as China and Hong Kong. He has performed under the baton of Loren Maazel, Zubin Meta and Aaron Copeland and he has performed symphonic concerts with Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Sarah Vaughan, Johnny Mathis, Bela Fleck and the Kruger Brothers among others.

The Carolina Brass Quintet also features the accomplished Byron Johns, horn, John Bartlett, trombone, Alex Wilbron, trumpet, and Beth Wiese, tuba. The pre-concert conversation will focus on the quintet’s music as well as Dr. Lawing’s contributions.

Event Details

Date: Sunday, 11/20 @ 1:45 pm

Location: St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson, NC 28036

The pre-concert discussion is free, but there is a ticket charge for the concert. The concert begins at 3:00 pm. Tickets are available on the M@SA website:

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