Department of Music

Faculty Brass Quintet

Founded by Dr. Johnson in the fall of 2003, this faculty ensemble performs both on and off campus for classes, demonstrations, and recitals. Current members of the ensemble are:

Mr. Bill Dries, trumpet
Mr. Steve Skillman, horn
Mr. Jerald Shynett, trombone
Dr. Daniel Johnson, tuba


The quintet's repertoire includes works by Ewald, J.S. Bach, Cheetham, Renwick, Susato, and many others. Often featured in the UNCW Evening of Brass concerts, the quintet has also performed as soloists with the UNCW Wind Symphony and regularly tours area schools.

School Band Directors: e-mail us about performing at your school!

For further information about the UNCW Faculty Brass Quintet contact Dr. Johnson: or 910-962-7559.