May 3-5
– TILT Brass folds into choreographer Heather Kravas’ overly merry
at Chocolate Factory Theater in LIC [Upcoming]

TILT Brass Orchestra at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, Oct. 12, 2022
Performing Julius Eastman’s If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? (1977)
Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk

Led by composer, trombonist, and concert producer Chris McIntyre, TILT Brass is a Brooklyn-based organization dedicated to creating new content and contexts for contemporary brass music by producing inventive concert programs, recording projects, and commissioning initiatives. Since 2003, TILT has been at the forefront of presenting new brass music in New York City. Founded by McIntyre and and Gregory Evans, TILT Brass’ various projects present the work of living composers with over 50 premiere performances thus far. Its personnel includes many of the brightest stars from the local brass community in ensemble configurations ranging from solo and chamber groups to experimental brass orchestra. TILT can be heard on releases by the Tzadik, New World, Non-Site, and POTTR labels. [more]

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“As typecasting goes, brass instruments have been assigned some of the juicier roles in music. But a new generation of players and composers is redefining the repertory and experimenting with different modes of expression. TILT Brass… [is] a force in this movement, dedicating itself to commissioning and performing new music for brass.”

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TILT Brass with Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain, May 2017
[by M. Morissette]

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