WVU music faculty members Keith Jackson, alto and tenor trombone; James Miltenberger, piano, and Virginia Thompson, horn, will present a recital at the WVU Creative Arts Center, Sunday, Sept. 21.
The concert begins at 3 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Recital Hall (200A) and is free and open to the public. The program will include: Improvisation No. 1 by Enrique Crespo; The Battaglia di Romani e Belgi Antigui (2001) by Lowell Greer; Selections from Wesendonk Lieder by Richard Wagner; Ballade for Bass Trombone and Piano (1997) by Eric Ewazen; and Three Miniatures (1994) by Anthony Plog.
Jackson teaches trombone, euphonium, jazz arranging and chamber music at WVU . Currently he is lead trombonist with the U.S. Air Jazz Orchestra, a traditional Big Band that performs throughout the United States and Europe. He also performs with the Mountain State Brass Quintet.
Miltenberger is professor of piano at WVU and a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. He has performed recitals of Latin American and American piano music in Paris, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York.
Thompson, professor of horn, performs with the WVU Laureate Wind Quintet and has played with many symphony orchestras in the region, including the Pittsburgh Symphony. As former president of the International Horn Society, she has performed on international programs in the United States, Canada, China and Finland.
For more information about the concert, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4841 ext. 3108.