eGALitarian Brass is a classical quintet by day and a brass band by night consisting of Kate Amrine and Melissa Muñoz on Trumpet, Blair Hamrick on french horn, Julie Dombroski on trombone, and Heather Ewer on tuba. eGALitarian Brass is dedicated to performing works by diverse composers and breaking boundaries of chamber music today as a quintet. They prioritize performing music with an emphasis on music by women composers. eGALitarian Brass also performs as a brass band, collaborating with Shelby Blezinger-McCay on drums; performing jazz, commercial and New Orleans music. In addition to their performances, they have also have educational workshops at Rutgers University and Concept Lab, collaborating with composers on developing new compositions and writing for brass quintet.
eGALitarian Brass has been invited to perform and collaborate with the International Women’s Brass Conference, New York Women Composers, and Spectrum’s Female Composers Festival. As a brass band, eGALitarian has performed throughout NYC at venues including HONK Brass Band Festival, Nublu, The Sampler, as well as private parties, and parades. eGALitarian Brass is extremely passionate about recording new repertoire and bringing high quality recordings of brass chamber music into the public sphere.