by John Stevens
Festival Spanish Brass Alzira 2005
|The fourth annual Festival SPANISH BRASS Alzira took place from June 28th to July 2nd, 2005. Alzira, a city of 50,000 people about 30 km south of Valencia, has been the home of this festival since it began in 2002. The Spanish Brass Luur Metalls, one of the world’s premier brass quintets, is annually joined by guest artists and faculty from around the world for a week of classes and concerts. The Spanish Brass chose Alzira as a site for this festival in part because of the strong wind and brass tradition in the area. The 120 students attending this year’s festival came from all over Spain and also included some students from Venezuela.