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Manteca is only one of two appearances being made by Quintet on California tour

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POSTED October 30, 2012 10:55 p.m.

The Mirari Brass Quintet will be featured in the Sunday, Nov. 4, Manteca Kindred Arts Concert at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

The program will begin at 3 p.m. Tickets at the door are $15 each, $5 for students under the age of 18, or a season ticket. It’s the second offering in the 2012-13 series of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association, Inc.

The Mirari  Brass Quintet was founded in 2000 by graduate students at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Although they teach at universities in Minnesota, Louisiana, Indiana, and Tennessee, they have played over a hundred concerts in the United States and around the World.

On this tour to California, they will be only performing in San Francisco and in Manteca as part of the Kindred Arts Concert Series. Constantly seeking to inspire, challenge, and delight their audience, performances are programmed with music from a myriad of genres as to share something unique and exciting with their listeners. A Mirari audience can expect to hear works from the Renaissance to the contemporary – including Latin, Jazz, and music from around the world. Their first CD, Spires, was released Oct. 20, 2012.

Members of the Mirari Brass have performed with musical groups around the world such as the Indianapolis Symphony, Utah Symphony, Reno Philharmonic, Freiburg ORSO Philharmonic, and Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra. They have also worked with artists such as Leonard Slatkin, Sylvia McNair, Maureen McGovern, the Count Basie Orchestra, Andre Watts, Chris Potter, and Hank Jones.

The concert will be followed by a reception in St. Paul’s Social Hall.

St. Paul’s United Methodist is located at 910 North Street (corner Powers Avenue) in Manteca.

For more information about the non-profit Kindred Arts, call (209) 823-2570 or log or visit

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