Gordon in the News: last updated 10/20/2006

Atlantic Brass Quintet to Perform at Gordon College

Office of College Communications

WENHAM, MA-The Boston-based Atlantic Brass Quintet will appear in Phillips Recital Hall on the campus of Gordon College on Friday, April 21, at 8:00 p.m., performing works by Byrd, Bach and Ewald among others.

Founded in 1985 and widely acclaimed as one of the world's finest brass ensembles, the Atlantic Brass Quintet (ABQ) has been heard in 48 of the United States and more than a dozen countries across four continents. Winner of six international chamber music competitions, the quintet's distinctive sound, impeccable ensemble, stunning virtuosity and warm, inviting stage presence have won praise from scores of critics.

Highlights in the Quintet's busy concert career include performances at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Fleet Boston Celebrity Series and the White House. Thousands have enjoyed their performances at Tanglewood-on-parade, and in 1991, as part of Boston's Fourth of July Celebration, the ABQ entertained an audience of over 350,000 on the Esplanade.

To purchase tickets visit www.gordon.edu or call 978.867.3400. $21 for adults and $16 for seniors and children under the age of 12. Limited quantities available at the door.


Gordon College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences on Boston's North Shore. The college offers majors in 36 fields and has graduate programs in education and music education. Leading the way in Christian college merit, Gordon is nationally ranked for its excellence in academics and its role in character building. These achievements recognize Gordon as one of the nation's top Christian colleges.