National Brass Ensemble

Review from Classical Sonoma A Once-In -A-Lifetime Brass Concert "I think I just died and went to heaven" is a stock phrase for times of unusual bliss. On June 12 at SSU's Green Music Center, I didn't in fact die, but the 2½ hours spent listening to the National Brass Ensemble came as close to [...]

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Strings Announces New Music Director

Steamboat Springs, CO – Strings Music Festival is pleased to announce that the Music Director’s baton is being passed to the capable hands of Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet for the Cleveland Orchestra for 26 years. Cleveland continues to be one of the most sought-after performing orchestras in the world, and Strings couldn’t be more thrilled [...]

By |2018-10-20T01:33:39+00:00May 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Strings Announces New Music Director

The Orchestral Trumpet

The Orchestral Trumpet is a comprehensive book and CD overview of standard orchestral trumpet repertoire. This is a 176 page book covering 90 orchestral works, all with accompanying commentary for each passage detailing practice techniques, performance tips, and historical perspective. Designed to be a complete guide for both preparation and performance of orchestral repertoire, The [...]

By |2015-12-18T15:56:48+00:00May 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Orchestral Trumpet

New Double Trumpet Concerto Commission

Matthias Pintscher- Chute d’Etoiles Michael Sachs and Jack Sutte, soloists The Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Moest, Conducting August 25, 2012 World Premiere Lucerne Festival (Lucerne, Switzerland) November 8 and 10, 2012 United States Premiere Severance Hall (Cleveland, Ohio) November 13, 2012 New York Premiere Carnegie Hall

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Trumpet and Trombone Duets

14 Duets for Trombone and 14 Duets for Trumpet Edited by Michael Sachs and Joseph Alessi Released in November 2007 Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of The Cleveland Orchestra and Joseph Alessi, Principal Trombone of The New York Philharmonic, have put together a collection of duets based on music by Telemann, Handel, Bach, Boismortier, and Mozart. [...]

By |2015-12-18T15:56:49+00:00May 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trumpet and Trombone Duets