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University of Florida International Brass Festival

The University of Florida International Brass Festival and Conference returns February 8th - 10th, 2019 featuring The American Trombone Quartet, The Brass Band of Central Florida, and THE UFIBFC Faculty Brass Ensemble. Check out our Poster Here.

Featured Artist Performances:

Brass Band of Central Florida: 7 PM, Saturday, February 9th, 2018, University Auditorium. Free Admission

UFIBFC Faculty Brass Ensemble: 11 AM, Sunday, February 10th, 2018, School of Music, MUB 101. Free Admission

Finale Concert: Featuring the American Trombone Quartet, Collegiate Brass Ensemble, and the High School Participant Brass Ensemble: 3PM, Sunday, February 11th, 2018, School of Music, MUB 101. Free Admission

Public performances, clinics, masterclasses, competitions, and exhibitor events will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February, 9th and 10th. Participants and Artists will gather for rehearsals on the evening of Friday, February 8th. Further Scheduling Details will be announced shortly. To propose clinic or concert possibilities, please contact Randy Lee at and/or Jemmie Robertson at

The University of Florida International Brass Festival is a presentation of events for brass musicians and listeners of all ages and ability levels that will take place on campus at the University of Florida and in the community of Gainesville, Florida.  The UFIBF assembles artists and faculty with international reputations and performance experience for a weekend of clinics, master classes, competitions, recitals, and great music making.

Exhibitors include Buffet Crampon, Sheridan Brass, Hoggtowne Music (Featuring Yamaha and Conn/Selmer), Edwards Musical Instruments, and the Brass Band of Central Florida.

The University of Florida School of Music is an All-Steinway School residing within one of the top-ranked public universities in the United States. Participants will experience first-rate instruments as well as excellent practice and performance spaces within the beautiful UF campus. Housing will be available both off-campus at our host hotel and on campus at conference housing, offering convenient walking access to all activities. Gainesville is located in the north-central part of Florida, with nearby access to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, and the major cities of Orlando, Tampa, and Jacksonville.

UFIBFC is generously sponsored by funding from The University of Florida School of Music, College of the Arts, and the Office of Research.

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