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Trombones sound on Friday the 13th

May 10, 2011

photo of Scott Hartman, trombone

On Friday, May 13, 2011, at 7:00 pm in Marquand Chapel, the Yale School of Music will present An Evening with the Yale Trombone Studio. This free concert features trombone faculty Scott Hartman alongside his current and former students.

Program highlights include large ensemble works by Bach and Brahms, solo performances of works by Marcello, Defaye, and Ewazen, and a special performance by Scott Hartman of Hovhaness’s majestic Prayer of St. Gregory. The program will also include music of Biebl, Dukas, Marcello, Pederson, and Persichetti.

The current members of the Yale School of Music trombone studio are Brittany Lasch ’12MM; Benjamin Firer ’12MM; Brian Reese ’11MM; Ruben Rodriguez ’12MM; Matthew Russo ’12MM; and Craig Watson ’11MM.

Scott Hartman, who joined the Yale faculty in 2001, received his B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Eastman School of Music and began his career by joining the Empire Brass Quintet and the Boston University faculty in 1984. As a trombone soloist and with his various chamber groups, Mr. Hartman has taught and played concerts throughout the world and in all fifty states. He regularly performs and records with the Yale Brass Trio, Proteus 7, Millennium Brass, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, and the trombone quartet Four of a Kind. Mr. Hartman spends several weeks each summer in residence at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

Marquand Chapel is located at the Yale Divinity School at 409 Prospect Street, New Haven.