Studio Recital: Brass Choir Recital

Studio Recital | September 30, 2022 8:00 p.m.

The Curtis Institute of Music’s iconic Studio Recital Series returns to the stage for a vibrant season of performances. Curtis hosts a variety of chamber, ensemble, and graduation recitals throughout the academic year. Admission requires advance registration and is complimentary.

Please note: Performance programs are subject to last-minute changes and cancellations.


Program
BARFIELD Invictus
COLL '… de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme … (“whose name I do not care to remember … ”)'
WALKER Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane
RAUTAVAARA A Requiem in Our Time
INTERMISSION
ELLINGTON "Sophisticated Lady," arr. Luther Henderson
"Don't Mean a Thing," arr. Luther Henderson
BERNSTEIN West Side Story Suite, arr. Eric Crees

Artists

  • Blair Bollinger is the bass trombone of the Philadelphia Orchestra, which he joined in 1986. He has made solo appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, and National Symphony of Taiwan, as well as at many international and domestic trombone conferences.

    Mr. Bollinger has given recitals and master classes in Brazil, Chile, China, Holland, Israel, Japan, Poland, Taiwan, and throughout the United States. His recordings include a solo CD (Fancy Free), two discs with Four of a Kind trombone quartet, and a disc with the Canadian Brass. His trombone is the Bollinger Model bass trombone by the S.E. Shires Company of Hopedale, MA; a trombone he helped design.

    A 1986 Curtis graduate, he joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1997, and also serves on the faculty of the Juilliard School in New York and Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance.

About the Performers

Performer information will be added closer to the date of the event.

Special Thanks

The Edith L. and Robert Prostkoff Memorial Concert Series. The Curtis Institute of Music receives funding from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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