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Trombone Day 2019 (sponsored event)

Jan 27, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Glidden Recital Hall

Trombonist Peter Ellefson grew up in southern Oregon and now holds the rank of Professor of Music at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, where he is also Chair of the Brass Department. Prof. Ellefson has performed, recorded and toured internationally with the Chicago Symphony and the New York Philharmonic. He has also performed with the Boston, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, National and Oregon Symphonies, among many others. A former member of the Seattle Symphony, performing on trombone, tenor tuba and bass trumpet, he also served as principal trombone for many cycles of Seattle Opera productions of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen. He has recorded music for over 100 motion picture, IMAX, TV and video game soundtracks. Prof. Ellefson is a frequent recitalist, soloist and clinician both in the U.S. and internationally. Composers Anthony Barfield, James Stephenson and Kevin Walczyk have written concertos for him. Chamber music credits include: Canadian Brass, Chicago Chamber Musicians, CSO Brass, Chicago Trombone Consort, Fulcrum Point New Music Project, New York Philharmonic Brass Quintet, Proteus 7, Washington Symphonic Brass, and the Trombones de Costa Rica. Prof. Ellefson has taught at Northwestern University, Roosevelt University, the University of Costa Rica, the Music Academy of the West and the Alessi Seminar. In addition to many orchestral and chamber recordings, his solo CD releases are, “Pura Vida” (2010), “À la manière de Defaye” (2017) and the soon to be released “3” (2018). His internet home can be found at www.peterellefson.com.  Peter Ellefson is a Conn-Selmer artist.

Sunday, January 27, 2019
4:30 PM

Glidden Recital Hall

Admission is free and open to the public.


About Trombone Day:

It is the most wonderful time of the year! Another great Ohio University Trombone Day is coming up soon. I hope you can join us!

The Ohio University Trombone Day 2019 will be a full day of trombone-related activities at the Ohio University School of Music in Athens, Ohio on Sunday, January 27. Trombone Day will include a group warm-up, master classes, mass trombone choir and a final concert. I am excited to announce that our featured artist will be Peter Ellefson; my mentor and trombone superstar. 

Trombone players and brass enthusiasts of all levels and backgrounds are welcome. High school and college students are strongly encouraged to participate. 

Feel free to contact me at regoborg@ohio.edu if you have any questions about events other than public performance. 

Lucas Borges 
Assistant Professor of Trombone, Ohio University 


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