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April 2007

Release Date: April 5, 2007

Trumpet and Piano Recording Artists to Perform Guest Recital

Alan Seibert, professor of trumpet at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), will perform a guest recital and master class Monday, April 9, in the Angelo State University Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2602 Dena Drive.

The recital will begin at 4 p.m. Monday and is open free to the public. It will feature works by Ravel, Gershwin, Schumann, Winteregg, Chopin and Arutunian. Seibert will be accompanied by guest pianist Sandra Rivers, a member of the keyboard faculty at the University of Cincinnati CCM.

Seibert is a former member of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra and principal trumpet with the San Diego Opera and San Diego Chamber Orchestra. He has also performed and recorded as a member of Summit Brass, Carillon Brass, Kentuckiana and the San Diego Brass Consort. A firm supporter of new American music, Seibert has commissioned and premiered many new works for solo trumpet, mixed brass ensembles and trumpet-organ duos. He has performed throughout the U.S.

Seibert is a Yamaha performing artist and has recorded for the Integra, Pro Arte, Discovery, New World, Klavier, and Rogers and Coronet labels. He is the co-author of the text book “Teaching Brass,” published by McGraw-Hill, now in its second edition.

Rivers enjoys a reputation as one of the foremost performing artists of her generation. She has performed concerts worldwide and has appeared at the Mostly Mozart Festival at the Lincoln Center, Tanglewood, Aspen, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, the Kennedy Center and the Great Performers Series at the Lincoln Center, plus most of the major international concert halls.

Rivers has appeared twice on the “Tonight Show” and has recorded on the Teldec, RCA Victor Red Seal, EMI/Angel, Pony Canyon, CBS Masterworks, Musical Heritage and Zafiro labels.

Seibert’s appearance is being partially sponsored by the Yamaha Music Corporation. For more information, call the ASU Department of Art and Music at 942-2085.

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