Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES—The Department of Music at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is presenting The University of Oklahoma Faculty Brass Quintet in Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 in Buchanan Hall inside the Music Building.
At 2 p.m. that day there will be open masterclasses for all brass students (university and high school) on each brass instrument.
Performing will be: Dr. Eldon Matlick, professor of horn at the University of Oklahoma School of Music. Dr. Matlick is a two-time finalist in the Heldenleben International Horn Competition, one of the major world venues in solo horn competition; Dr. Karl Sievers, professor of trumpet, has enjoyed a career playing in the orchestras of Indianapolis and Oklahoma as well as being an artist clinician for the Bach Trumpet Corporation; Dr. Irvin Wagner, professor of trombone at the University of Oklahoma, served as president of the International Trombone Association from 1982–84, and during his tenure traveled completely around the world performing, teaching, and organizing national trombone chapters; Brian Dobbins, assistant professor of tuba at the School of Music. Since 2000, he has been the principal tubist with the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra; and Jay Wilkinson, trumpet, is coordinator of Jazz Studies at the University of Oklahoma and performs in the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Lyric Theater Orchestra of Oklahoma City.
Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Kathi Fraze at 575.562.2377 or Dr. Michael Ellzey at 575.562.2350.