There are lots of great horn events coming up as we head into the last month of the semester at ULM. See below for a brief summary of each. If you are in the area we would love to see you!
- Northeast Louisiana Horn Ensemble Concert: Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 p.m. Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. Now in its 11th season, the NELA Horn Ensemble will present a concert loosely built around a movie theme. In addition to a few traditional horn ensemble works, we will also perform music from several films, including Silverado, The Spy Who Loved Me, and Game of Thrones. Admission is free and open to the public.
- David Howard, Senior Recital: Thursday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. Senior Music Education Major David Howard will perform a recital of works by Mozart, Hindemith, and Arnold. Admission is free and open to the public.
- Low Brass Day (Exhibits by Houghton Horns!) Saturday, April 14, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Biedenharn Hall Assistant Professor of Low Brass Dr. Jeremy Marks and Adjunct Instructor of Tuba Tracy Bedgood host this event for trombone, tuba, and euphonium players, featuring Guest Artist Wes Lebo of the Memphis Symphony. Though not a horn event, per se, exhibits will be provided by Houghton Horns. In addition to a selection of S.E. Shires trombones, and lots of accessories, Houghton will also be bringing their new Verus model horns and mouthpieces. If you play the horn or low brass and live anywhere nearby, you don’t want to miss this event! Admission is free and open to the public.
- Boldin Performs Pele by Brian Balmages with the ULM Wind Ensemble: Thursday, April 19, 7:30 p.m. Brown Auditorium This is the first of two solo performances for me this semester, and I’m really looking forward to it. Balmages writes really well for the horn, and Pele is a lot of fun to perform. If you don’t know this piece be sure to check out the numerous recordings available on YouTube. Admission is free and open to the public.
- Boldin Performs Mozart, K. 447 with the Monroe Symphony Orchestra: Saturday, April 28, 7:00 p.m. Brown Auditorium Compared to violinists and pianists, horn players rarely get the opportunity to perform in front of an orchestra. I’m excited and honored to perform the Mozart with the Monroe Symphony, conducted by Dr Clay Couturiaux. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.mymso.org/