Eric Millard, Guest Artist Trumpet Recital April 11 at 3:00 p.m.


Posted on April 9, 2018 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet


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Eric Millard

Trumpeter Eric Millard will perform a guest artist trumpet recital on Wednesday afternoon, April 11 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The recital will feature works for trumpet from the repertoire of the Baroque, Classic, Romantic and Modern eras.

Admission to this Department of Music event is free and open to the public. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136.

About the performer

Eric Millard is a trumpet performer and teacher in the Big Bend of Florida region. Currently serving as 3rd trumpet with the Tallahassee Symphony, Millard can also be seen performing with other local orchestras including the Pensacola Symphony, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Northwest Florida Symphony, and Albany Symphony. Eric is currently a founding member of Garnet and Brass and has performed with the Florida State Faculty Quintet. As a soloist, Millard has won prizes at prestigious competitions including the ITG Solo Competition, National Trumpet Competition, and MTNA Solo Competition and has won concerto competitions at both of his alma maters. Recently, Eric has performed with ensembles at festivals and conferences including CDBNA, the North Sea and Montreux Jazz Festivals, and FSMTA.

Eric is currently pursuing his doctorate in trumpet performance at Florida State University. Millard’s primary instructors are Christopher Moore, Vince Dimartino, Robert Sullivan, Mark Clodfelter, and William Stowman.

Need directions to Laidlaw? Just go to Google Maps at www.maps.google.com and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center." We're actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.

Musical Arts Series Season Pass Holders may now reserve their place at concerts if they contact events coordinator Keith Bohnet by 5:00 p.m. the day previous to the event! Call 251-460-7116 or email kbohnet@southalabama.edu. Please mention the amount of seats needed AND be sure you are planning on being in place at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert! (Pass Holders only please! Held seats not claimed within 20 minutes of the performance may be offered to other concert attendees.)

For information on how to join the Musical Arts Society, visit our website at www.southalabama.edu/music and click on "events and programs" to see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.


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