Backstage Pass with Gateway Brass Collective

(Rochester, NY) – Julia Figueras welcomes the Gateways Brass Collective to the studio. This touring quintet of brass musicians of African descent was in Rochester recently to perform with the RPO for the annual Martin Luther King celebration. They’ll talk about what it’s like to be a classical musician of African descent, and the role the Collective has as they travel around the country performing. Backstage Pass with Gateway Brass Collective airs Friday, February 15 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5 and repeats Sunday, February 17 at 1 p.m.

Backstage Pass is a monthly live performance program which highlights performances by local and visiting musicians, giving Classical 91.5/90.3 listeners the backstage experience of meeting the artists “up close and personal.” Several times each year, Backstage Pass is performed before a live audience of sustaining members.  


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