The University of Kentucky (UK) Faculty Brass Quintet is the in-residence brass chamber ensemble in the UK School of Music.
Consisting of the UK brass faculty plus one graduate trumpet teaching assistant, at present its members are Jason Dovel (trumpet), Jeff Barrington (trumpet), David Elliott (horn), Bradley Kerns (trombone), and Matthew Hightower (tuba).
The ensemble has toured Russia and recently performed at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference, North American Composers Forum, and at the Great American Brass Band Festival.
Committed to education and outreach, the quintet has recently taught and performed at Indiana University, Ball State University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Tennessee, Murray State University, and at numerous public and private secondary schools in Kentucky and surrounding states.
Members of the group also serve as faculty sponsors of numerous chamber groups in the School of Music.