• hilary June 27, 2016 Who is Brass Venture?

      In 2001, five brassy friends decided they wanted to get together more often, have a beer, and play music, and as a result, Brass Venture was born. Founding members Erich Ledebuhr (a wide variety of trumpets), Jeff Hoefler (a wide variety of trumpets), Hilary Ledebuhr (horn, Erich’s wife), Jamison Clark (trombone, if muted it’s […]

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  • hilary Jamison Clark – Trombone

    Jamison Clark (trombone) has performed extensively across the United States and beyond.  After twelve years on the road performing and providing master classes and clinics in 46 states, Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia, Jamie settled in his native New England.  While maintaining an active orchestral free-lance career, Jamie performs as Principal Trombone of […]

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  • hilary Chip Halt – Tuba

    Chip Halt (tuba) began his musical career at age seven with the piano.Over the years, he moved on to trumpet, trombone, and bass trombone, before finding his home with the lowest of brass instruments, the tuba.  He quickly won recognition, performing the Vaughan Williams Concerto for Tuba with the Phoenix Symphony while in his junior […]

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  • hilary Jeffrey Hoefler – Trumpet

    Jeffrey Hoefler (trumpet) is one of the most active free-lance trumpeters in the New England area.  His activities range from commercial work to performing with jazz, theater, wind and orchestral groups such as the Reagle Players, Massachusetts Wind Orchestra and Boston Chamber Ensemble.  He performs as Principal Trumpet for Symphony by the Sea and Hillyer […]

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  • hilary Erich Ledebuhr – Trumpet

    Erich Ledebuhr (trumpet) had early success in his musical career, having won both the Herbert Mueller Scholarship at Ithaca College and the Music Teachers’ National Association’s prestigious Wurlitzer Collegiate Competition (Brass Division) at the age of 21.  He also was a finalist for the first annual National Trumpet Competition while studying at Ithaca College under […]

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  • hilary Hilary Ledebuhr – French Horn

    Described by the Hartford Courant as “gracefully navigating” through music, Hilary Ledebuhr is in demand as a hornist throughout New England and has performed with the Hartford, Springfield, Portland, Albany, and Vermont Symphonies, among others.  A native of Elmira, NY and Kenilworth, IL, Hilary earned her Bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College, studying with the acclaimed […]

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