7:30 PM19:30

Prof. Mark L Lusk's 63rd Faculty Trombone Recital


Professor Mark L. Lusk's 63rd Faculty Trombone Recital will feature two special guest artists; 

Nitzan Haroz, Principal Trombonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra 
Nitzan Haroz’s biography from the Philadelphia Orchestra
Pete Sullivan, Principal Trombonist of the Pittsburgh Symphony
Pete Sullivan’s biography from the Pittsburgh Symphony

This exciting event celebrates a new home, the NEW Recital Hall at the Penn State School of Music. What a great way to mark this change of venue than to have to have these two world-class trombonists! 

The event will be live streamed at musicmedia.psu.edu.

This long standing tradition will feature the following diverse musical program: 

Urbie Green Tribute:
Bach/Gounod, Ave Maria (recording)
Beethoven, Pathetique Sonata

Pergolesi, Trio Sonata in Ab Major

Crespo, Improvisation No. 1 for Solo Trombone 

Wilder Sonata for Bass Trombone and Piano 

Bernstein Simple Song from "Mass"


Berlioz, Recitative and Prayer from "Grand Symphony"

Sulek, Sonata “Vox Gabrieli”

Schubert, Auf der Strom

Stevens, The Chief 

Bestor, Prayer of the Children

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11:00 AM11:00

Santa Comes to State College

On December 6th, Santa is making his annual trip to Penn State to conduct the Trombone Choir and to bring joy and cheer to the children of the State College area! We invite kids of any age to come and hear all of your holiday favorites and fill your hearts with holiday cheer!

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7:30 PM19:30

Trombone Choir Concert


Join the Penn State Trombone Choir for our first concert of the year on October 30th! In Esber Recital Hall, Music Building 1. 

Repertorie will include:
Suite for Trombones by Flor Peeters
Entrada, Lied, Danz, and Finale
(Full Choir)
Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini, arr. by Brandon Buterbaugh and featuring Brandon with our senoir trombonists;
Jeffrey Dever, Abigail Koehler, Brett Slifer and Ryan Smith
A Les Miserable Medley, arr. by Abigail Koehler
Select members of the choir and feature Ms. Koehler
Pokarekare Ana, arr. Jeffrey Dever
featuring Professor Lusk with the senior class
Ave Maria by Franz Biebl, arr. 
(Ful Choir featuring Ryan Smith)
Two Pieces by Raymond Premru
Our Sophomore trombonists;
Lydia Baranoski, Nicholas Kazmierczak, and Ofer Cohen
Tissington Variations by Raymond Premru
Our graduate students with Professor Lusk;
Wade Judy, Jamey Morgan, and Austin Oprean
In Memoriam by Raymond Premru
(Full Choir)
Elsa's Procession by Richard Wagner
(Full Choir)

The concert is available on livestream at -http://musicmedia.psu.edu/livestream/

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