More than 100 low brass musicians to converge on Marshall University April 16

HNN Staff
HUNTINGTON, WV (HNN) – Marshall University’s Department of Music will host “Low Brass Day 2011”  beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 16, in Smith Music Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. The events will be hosted by Marshall faculty members Dr. George Palton and Dr. Michael Stroeher.

“The day will include a faculty concert, clinics, chamber and large ensemble concerts, and a massed ensemble,” Palton said.  “Everyone is welcome, and bring your horns!”  

Featured artists and clinicians include Christopher Hayes and the Ohio University trombone studio, William Mann and the Morehead State University trombone studio, Gretchen McNamara and the Wright State University trombone studio, Stroeher and the Marshall University trombone studio, Thomas Zugger and the Capital University trombone studio, Stacy Baker and the Morehead State University tuba/euphonium studio, Ben Miles and the Wright State University tuba/euphonium studio, Palton and the Marshall University tuba/euphonium Studio, and Tony Zilincik and the Capital University tuba/euphonium studio.  

In addition, there will be  exhibits from Kerr’s Music and Cimarron Music, Palton said.   

Admission is free and open to the public. For further information about this event or music at Marshall University, please call 304-696-3117 or e-mail Palton at   
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