Saint Xavier University Music Department's Oktubafest



Sunday, October 29, 2017

2 to 7:30 p.m.
McGuire Hall (Room L-216)
Warde Academic Center
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

The brass faculty at Saint Xavier University will host an exciting day of brass music, master classes and clinics (plus a polka or two!). Professor Dan Sartori (low brass), Dr. Joshua Thompson (trumpet) and professor Paulette Velazquez (horn) are excited to work with high school students who want to improve their performance skills on any brass instrument. Master classes will include a wide range of topics, including tone, articulation, style, instrument selection and performance anxiety.

The educational portion of the event is open to all high school students who play any of the following instruments:


The schedule for the event includes:

Registration and More Information

The price for participants to register is $10 and includes an authentic bratwurst dinner. To register or for more informatiion, please contact Dr. Joshua Thompson at or 773-298-3422.