Professor Velvet Brown and Dr. Neal Corwell will perform at Tuba-Euphonium Day 2017 on April 1.
The Department of Music is proud to announce Tuba-Euphonium Day 2017, Delta Tuba-Euph Fest.
The day-long event will be held on the Delta State campus on April 1, and the schedule includes two free concert performances by world-renowned guest artists.
Featured guests include Professor Velvet Brown, professor of tuba and euphonium at Penn State University, and euphonium soloist, Dr. Neal Corwell, recently retired master sergeant and euphonium section leader with the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”
As part of the festival, both guest artists will be performing solo recitals. Corwell will be performing a euphonium recital at 11:30 a.m., and Brown will perform a tuba recital at 3:30 p.m. Corwell’s performance will feature works with computer-assisted accompaniment as well as solo repertoire. Brown will be assisted by Delta State’s Dr. Jung-Won Shin, associate professor of music, on piano. Both performances will take place in the Recital Hall of the Bologna Performing Arts Center.
Corwell will perform works by Albeniz, Chopin, Liszt, Arbans and Saint-Seans, among others. He will also be performing several of his own compositions. Brown’s performance will feature selections by Stevens, York, Ionel, Grant Still, Bonner and Mozart.
For more information, contact 662-846-4606.