Trombone concerts to be held at NSU April 6 and 10 in honor of International Trombone Week

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Northwestern State University trombone students will celebrate International Trombone Week with three trombone performances.

The NSU Trombone Choir will present a concert on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. “A Day of Trombone Solos and Fanfares” will be performed on Sunday, April 10 at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Both events will be in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Those attending are asked to wear a mask, but they are not required. A livestream will be available at capa.nsula.edu/livestream.

The NSU Trombone Choir will feature works by Massaino, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Rachmaninov, Hermann, Chase, Hennagin, Rauch, Pederson and others.

“A Day of Trombone Solos and Fanfares” will include fanfares by Stevens and Hartley featuring soloists Michael King and Jessica DuBose at 3 p.m. and Trevor Powell and Evan Bryant at 5:30 p.m. The solos will include compositions by Rimsky-Korsakov, Larsson, George, Gröndahl, Castérède, Saint-Saëns, Liszt, Nowakowski, Semler-Collery, Šulek, Pascal, Peeters and Webber.

Fanfares will be provided before each recital by the NSU Trombone Studio.

For additional information, contact J. Mark Thompson at thompsonjm@nsula.edu or (318) 357-5791.