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KVLU hosts ‘Live from the Rothwell’ Halloween brass concert

Lamar Faculty Brass Quintet91.3 KVLU Public Radio will broadcast a live concert featuring Lamar University’s Faculty Brass Quintet and Houston-based Omni Brass at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27. The broadcast is part of an on-going series “Live from the Rothwell,” featured on KVLU. The “Halloween Spectacular” concert will be held in the Rothwell Recital Hall in LU’s Music Building and will be broadcast live to the Southeast Texas listening audience.

“We are excited to collaborate once again with the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music to bring live performances to our listeners,” said Byron Balentine, station manager.

Omni BrassThe fun and energetic concert will feature traditional works and some "spooky" Halloween-themed pieces performed separately by each ensemble, concluding with a large brass ensemble piece. Featured selections include music by John Williams, Led Zeppelin, Eric Ewazen, Enrique Crespo, and many others. 

Prior to the concert, KVLU will host a complimentary member reception at the Dishman Art Museum at 6 p.m. Courtesy of Carlo Busceme III and Debb’s Liquor, the reception will give the station an opportunity to thank its many supporters and set the tone for a lovely evening of music and art. Reception attendees will have a chance to view the current exhibition at the Dishman Art Museum “Eliot Dudik: Broken Land/Still Lives” featuring stunning photographs inspired by Civil War battlefields.

Live from the Rothwell

Admission for the concert is $10. Cash only tickets will be sold at the door. LU students get in free with ID. Tickets may be reserved by calling 409-880-8144. Proceeds benefit the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music.

KVLU is the sole public radio station for the southeast Texas area, offering an eclectic mix of news, talk and music programming. The station is in its 42nd year of broadcasting, licensed to Lamar University with studios on the main campus. For membership information and a complete list of program offerings please visit