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Evangel’s Faculty Brass Quintet performs Monday, April 15

Published on Apr 4, 2019 by Paul K. Logsdon

The Evangel University Faculty Brass Quintet is comprised of (L-to-R): Darren Eddington, Dwight Davis, Tim Wootton, Eric Jackson and Matt Moore.



SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel University Faculty Brass Quintet will present their annual concert in the recital hall of the Barnett Fine Arts Center on Monday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m.

The concert is free and open to the public. The Fine Arts Center is located south of the Robert H. Spence Chapel, facing Glenstone Ave.

The group serves as the brass quintet-in-residence at Evangel University. Members are Tim Wootton and Darren Eddington on trumpets, Dr. Eric Jackson on horn, Matt Moore on trombone and Dwight Davis on tuba.

In addition to playing for university functions, the quintet enjoys performing in the surrounding community through concerts, clinics, workshops and other events.

“This year’s program features one of the great original compositions for brass quintet; Eric Ewazen’s Colchester Fantasy,” said Wootton. “Ewazen’s music is a favorite among brass players and audiences alike. His compositions are known for beautiful melodies, interesting harmonies and being very easy to listen to.

“The remainder of our Faculty Brass Quintet program will feature arrangements of well-known melodies with a brand new composition mixed in. We look forward to sharing an evening of great melodies with the Evangel community.”

The concert will also be online and available to watch live:


  • “Fugue in G Minor” by Bach/Hudson
  • “Lament” by Ridenour
  • “Simple Gifts” by Brackett/Villanueva
  • Hallelujah” by Cohen/Hakkarainen
  • Colchester Fantasy” by Ewazen
  • Danny Boy” Traditional Irish Folksong/Hudson

For additional information or to schedule an event with the Evangel Faculty Brass Quintet, contact Tim Wootton at

Music Academics

The Department of Music at Evangel University has been accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music since 1970 and offers majors in music, music education, music performance, music business/technology and worship leadership. Each program is carefully designed to ensure that students build strong musical skills, gain professional training and experience a wide range of musical activities.

For more information, visit the Evangel University website or contact the Music Department at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7212.

Evangel University, which includes the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the church and society globally. Evangel serves more than 2,100 students from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, offering 65 undergraduate majors and 19 master’s and doctoral degrees.