Jason Bergman, Guest Faculty Trumpet Recital September 23 at Laidlaw!

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

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Jason Bergman, trumpet

Dr. Jason Bergman, Principal Trumpet of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Professor of Trumpet at The University of North Texas, will present a recital of romantic and neo-romantic works for trumpet. The concert will take place September 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.

The first half of the performance will include selections from Eastern Europe, written or arranged for the great trumpet virtuoso Timofei Dokshizer: Scriabin’s Etude Op. 8, No. 12, and Peskin’s Concerto No. 1 in c-minor. The second half will be compositions by American composers, including James Stephenson’s Fantasie, a work composed in homage of Dokshizer; a new work by trumpeter/composer Kevin McKee, Song for a Friend; and an arrangement by Dr. Bergman of George Gershwin’s Three Preludes.

Tickets for this Department of Music event will be sold at the door only.  Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only).  Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call (251) 460-7116 or (251) 460-6136.

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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