Release Date: Oct. 26, 2009
Baroque Trumpet Artist to Perform at ASU
Nathaniel Mayfield, a world-renowned artist on the Baroque trumpet, will perform in San Angelo at Angelo State University and the First Christian Church on Monday, Nov. 2.
The soloist will present a master class on Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. in the Eldon Black Recital Hall inside the ASU Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2602 Dena Drive. At 7:30 p.m., Mayfield will be featured in a concert at First Christian Church, 29 N. Oakes St., with organist Beth Walker. Both events are open free to the public.
Mayfield’s Baroque trumpet is a predecessor of today’s trumpet and has no valves. Its sound was the model for the great trumpet works of J.S. Bach, Handel, Mozart and Beethoven.
The much-honored musician was educated at The Juilliard School, Columbia University, Interlochen Arts Academy, Tanglewood Institute and the Hochschule f�r Musik in Karlsruhe, Germany. Among many awards Mayfield has won is the Presidential Scholar Medallion.
Mayfield currently serves as an instructor of trumpet at Texas A&M University in College Station.
For more information on Mayfield’s visit, call 942-2085.