Trombone Day 2013
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About Trombone Day
On Sunday, January 27, 2013, (Starting at 10:00 a.m.) the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater will host its third annual Trombone Day from 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. at the Light Recital Hall in the Greenhill Center of the Arts Building. Middle School trombonists (grades 7-8), High school trombonists (grades 9-12), college trombonists, adult-amateur and professional level trombonists are all eligible to participate in the UW-W Trombone Day. UW-W alumni are also welcome to participate in the Trombone Day events. Trombone Day 2013 will feature Scott Harman whose soulful performances range from opera arias by Puccini to the pyrotechnical showpieces of Arthur Pryor.
Registration Fee: $20.00
The $20.00 covers your ticket to Mr. Hartman's recital, master class, materials and all of the day’s events.
Please register by Friday, January 18, 2013. For online information, go to: Trombone Registration See registration form to register online, by mail, phone or fax.
Ensemble placement for the final concert will be based on ability level (i.e. middle school, high school, college, adult-amateur, professional).
What Should You Bring?
- Friends and Family
- Bag lunch or money to purchase lunch. Plenty of restaurants are within walking distance of the Center of the Arts.
- Participate in one of the Participant Trombone Choirs
- Recital by Scott Hartman
- Master class by Scott Hartman
- Group warm-up session with Dr. Dugan
- Shop the exhibit area for instruments, sheet music and accessories.
- Final concert featuring the Participant Trombone Choirs, the UW-W Trombone Choir, and a combined choir of all participants.
Featured Artist and Faculty
Scott Hartman is one of the preeminent trombonists of today, performing throughout the United States, Europe and Asia as a guest artist with ensembles and in recital. His soulful performances range from opera arias by Puccini to the pyrotechnical showpieces of Arthur Pryor. Recordings and concerts feature music from the 13th to the 21st century-from Praetorius to polyphonics, from Puccini arias to the pyrotechnical showpieces of Arthur Pryor-Scott brings great music from all ages to his audience’s ears.
As a solo recitalist he performs frequently throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. Mr. Hartman’s solo engagements with orchestra include concerts with the Boston Esplanade Pops, the National Symphony of Taiwan, the El Paso Symphony, the Spartanburg Symphony, the New Japan Philharmonic and the Daejeon Philharmonic of South Korea.
Mr. Hartman grew up in Elmira, New York and studied trombone with Douglas Durnin. Scott attended the Eastman School of Music where he received both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees. He studied there with David Ritchie (1977–1978) Alan Ostander (1978) and John Marcellus (1978–1983). Scott began his chamber music career as a member of the Empire Brass. With the Empire Brass from 1984 to 1993, Scott played concerts in all fifty United States and throughout Europe and Japan and recorded televised concerts in Russia, Iceland, Japan, Venezuela, and Ireland. The Empire Brass was featured in the PBS documentary Sounding Brass and was even visited by Fred Rodgers in an episode of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood! Today, Scott travels the world with the ensembles Proteus 7, Millennium Brass, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, the Yale Brass Trio and the trombone quartet Four of a Kind.
Previously a member of the faculties of Boston University, Indiana University and the New England Conservatory, Scott now heads the trombone department at Yale University. You can see what Scott is up to at www.slushpump.com
J. Michael Allsen
J. Michael Allsen teaches Music History I (Medieval/
Renaissance) and several General Studies courses offered by
the Music Department. An active performer, he is bass trombonist
with the Madison Symphony Orchestra and freelances with
other classical and jazz ensembles in Wisconsin. Allsen received
the College of Arts and Communication Excellence Award for
teaching in 1998 and 2005, and in 2004 he received the College’s Excellence Award for research. Since 2001, he has served as an artist-in-residence (sackbut) and music historian at the Madison Early Music Festival.
a native of St. Charles, Illinois, is one of
the newest faculty members at the University of Wisconsin
Whitewater. Michael teaches applied trombone, plays with the Whitewater Brass Quintet, directs the trombone ensemble and jazz ensemble two. In addition to his teaching duties, Dugan
is an active freelance artist in the Upper-Midwest. Dugan has recently performed with the Milwaukee Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Madison Symphony, Green Bay Symphony,
Minnesota Orchestra, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Isthmus Brass Ensemble. Dugan is an artist/clinician for Edwards Trombones.
Alex rambo,a UW-Whitewater alumnus, is the instrumental music teacher for the Fall River School District where he directs the middle school, high school and fifth grade bands. It is his desire for every student to develop a lasting appreciation of music, and to use music as a recreational and emotional outlet. Mr. Rambo is an accomplished trombonist in both the classical and jazz idioms, and has a knack for playing 80’s rock songs on the piano.
Each camper will be covered by a group accident insurance policy. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $1,000, secondary coverage up to $5,000, and $300 maximum dental insurance. (Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only.) Every precaution will be taken to prevent accidents. The Warhawk Football Camps will have a camp health supervisor available.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.
If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.
I understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. I agree that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events. I relinquish all rights that I may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.