Tickets are required to attend any concert or recital in person. Patrons must sit in their assigned seat. Face coverings that cover the nose and mouth are strongly encouraged, but not required, while inside the performance hall.
Trumpet artist Garrett Klein has performed across the United States and Asia as a soloist, chamber player, and orchestral musician. He is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Trumpet at UNC Greensboro where he leads the Trumpet Studio, coaches the Graduate Brass Quintet, and directs the Trumpet Ensemble. Previously Garrett served on the faculties of St. Olaf College and Gustavus Adolphus College.
Garrett is a member of the Dallas Brass, an internationally recognized touring ensemble. Dallas Brass has a legacy of presenting uplifting performances, which span a wide array of musical styles. In addition to performing shows across the country, Dallas Brass demonstrates a steadfast commitment to music education by working to inspire students of all ages while on tour.
Outside of touring with Dallas Brass, Garrett has performed with the Charlotte Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, the North Carolina Brass Band, and the Carolina Brass. He has also appeared as a guest musician with The Phoenix Symphony, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally, Garrett is an Associate Artist with the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass. A new music advocate, Garrett has worked with composers to commission new works for trumpet, presenting newly composed works at International Trumpet Guild Conferences.
Garrett earned his DMA and MM degrees at Arizona State University, along with a Certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy. Prior to ASU, he studied at the prestigious Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore and St. Olaf College in Minnesota. Garrett Klein is an endorsing artist for Conn-Selmer and proudly performs on Vincent Bach trumpets.
The renowned UNCG Bands are dedicated to the performance, study, and cultivation of wind band music of the highest quality, and are a serious and distinctive medium of musical expression. The UNCG Bands are considered to be among the very finest collegiate band programs in America based upon our active profile of excellence in our performances, recordings, tours and convention performances.
Through exemplary practices in organization, training, and presentation, the UNCG Bands provide exceptional experiences for our members, sharing outstanding performances throughout the year and enhancing the institutional spirit and character of UNCG.
The UNCG Bands seek to support music education in the state of North Carolina and in our region by providing leadership and sponsorship to secondary school band programs and other organizations.