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University of Louisiana

at Lafayette

Brass Day

Register for Brass Day

Registration for Brass Day 2021 opens January 1, 2021. Registration is FREE for Brass Day 2021!
Please register individual students. For groups, please email

Directors and Music Teachers

Please use this link to register groups of students. Thank you.

Brass Day 2021

Welcome to the UL Lafayette Brass Day information page.
Brass Day 2021
Saturday, February 6, 2021
The event will be held virtually via the Zoom video platform.
Meeting ID: 969 9118 2187

FYI: Instrument specific breakout sessions are included. Participants should be ready to have  their own device to attend the breakout sessions.

Join UL Lafayette Brass Day 2021

Use this link to join Brass Day on February 6, 12:30PM.

Annual brass solo competition:
Please submit your solo video with piano or pre-recorded accompaniment by January 31st to for your chance to be selected at the UL Brass Day 2021 outstanding soloist. Winners will be awarded in each instrument category (trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba) and be streamed live during the Brass Day event.
Solo Competition Guidelines:
Video Submissions Only.
Due: January 31, 2021
- upload video to YouTube
- link must be public or unlisted
- email final link to Dr. Yates,


Outstanding soloist winner receives a MKS Cutaway Mouthpiece practice aid and other swag from the brass faculty. Brass Day thanks MKS Cutaways for their support! Each instrument winner will receive a brass day t-shirt!

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Congratulations to Southside High School junior Elias Rahsmawi for winning the Brass Day 2021 Solo Competition! Elias received a UL Trombone Studio polo shirt and MKS Cutaway mouthpiece as his prize!

Brass Day Schedule

Open Zoom Meeting
Online Registration

Welcome- Dr. Morton
Introductions- Dr. Yates

Student ensembles video presentation
Dr. Roche-Wallace

Music at UL Lafayette- Dr. Missal

Instrumental Masterclass
- Trumpets, Dr. Morton
- Horns, Dr. Roche-Wallace
- Tenor and Bass Trombones, Dr. Yates
- Euphonium and Tuba, Dr. Carpenter

Solo Competition Winners!

Thank You!
UL Lafayette Ensemble Performances

More information is available. Please email Dr. Yates. See you soon!

Register for Brass Day

Please register individual students. For groups, please email


Register for Brass Day

Please register individual students. For groups, please email

Individual Instrument Sessions

Brass Day Trombone Session
In the trombone session, players will gain experience with basic trombone routines, be provided tools to expand range and flexibility, and learn more about repertoire.


Free Trombone Basics

Download the packet before Brass Day!