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Date/Time
Date(s) - February 16, 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location
Laidlaw Recital Hall

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Grant Peters, Guest Faculty Trumpet Recital Feb. 16 at 9:30 a.m.

Grant Peters will open USA Trumpet Day with a Guest Faculty Trumpet Recital on Saturday, February 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.

Dr. Peters is Professor of Music at Missouri State University, where he teaches applied studio trumpet and is the brass area coordinator. He serves as the Vice-President/President-Elect of the International Trumpet Guild.

There will be a Trumpet Day Grand Finale Concert at 6:00 p.m. as well and the public is invited.
Admission to this Department of Music event is free and open to the public. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136.

Interested trumpet players of all ages and ability levels are welcome to attend and participate during USA Trumpet Day. More information about the event, including an online registration form, can be found on the USA Trumpet Day website (www.southalabama.edu/colleges/music/trumpetday.html). Any questions should be directed to Dr. Wood at (251) 460-7821 or pwood@southalabama.edu

Grant S. Peters is Professor of Music at Missouri State University, where he teaches applied studio trumpet and is the brass area coordinator. He serves as the Vice-President/President-Elect of the International Trumpet Guild. Prior to his appointment at Missouri State, he served as co-principal trumpet of the Orquesta del Principado de Asturias in northern Spain (1992). During the 1989 season, while a member of the Columbia Artists Management ensemble Dallas Brass, he recorded the album A Merry Christmas with Brass for the Word Label. His primary research focus is new works for the trumpet by American composers and has numerous premiere performances at ITG conferences.

He has recorded three solo CDs of new works for trumpet with piano, organ and wind ensemble, and has performed in solo and chamber settings in Canada, Spain, Poland, England, Sweden, Thailand, Russia, Australia, Mexico, and the Czech Republic. His students have been named as finalists in the ITG Solo Competition and recipients of ITG Conference Scholarships. In 2011 he was named Host of the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, held at Missouri State University.

Peters holds the B.M.E. degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the M.M. and D.M.A. degrees in Trumpet Performance from the University of North Texas. His principal teachers include Dennis Schneider and Leonard Candelaria. Peters is a clinician/artist for Schilke Trumpets.