Georgia 2021: University Faculty Showcase Recitals

Premiered at the 2018 ITF at the University of Iowa and now an annual event, the University Faculty Showcase Recital Series highlights new and emerging trombone repertoire, performed by teaching artists from across the United States. Selected through a peer-reviewed, competitive application process, these outstanding performers offer attendees the opportunity to hear innovative programming in a wide range of styles. Catch any or all of our daily showcase recitals, on the 2021 ITF schedule!

The ITF is excited to announce the 2021 University Faculty Showcase roster:

Lament for Two Trombones and Piano, James Beckel (b. 1948)
Nathan Siler, Eastern Kentucky University

Lament for Two Trombones and Piano, James Beckel (b. 1948)
Nathan Siler, Eastern Kentucky University
Chad Arnow, University of Dayton

As in Stone and Steel, Leonard Mark Lewis (1973)
Justin Isenhour & Leonard Mark Lewis (piano), Winthrop University

Trombone Sonata (“Antarā”), Douglas Hedwig (b. 1951)
Adam Johnson, University of Louisiana at Monroe

“Swellin’ in the Wind”, J. Corey Knoll (1979)
Evan Conroy, Southern University – Baton Rouge

Sound Noise Experiment #1 (Tentative Title), Maxwell Tfirn (b. 1987)
Christopher Espy, Christopher Newport University

Esquisses (Athedra IV) for Trombone and Organ, James Eversole (1929-2015)
Jemmie Robertson & Laura Ellis (organ), University of Florida

Jhuene, Spiritual Song for Trombone, Trinton Prater (b. 2000)
Brandon Slocumb, Huntingdon College

So Far, So Close, Áron Romhányi (b. 1974)
Cory Mixdorf, University of Arkansas

Title TBA, Adam Schumaker
Justin Croushore & Cholong Park (piano), Southern Nazarene University, Missouri Southern State University, and Rose State College

Latin American Portraits for two trombones, Jimmy Kachulis (b. 1951)
Bill Haugeberg, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Jason Hausback, Missouri State University

Aires Rioplatenses, Concertino for Bass Trombone and Piano, Ricardo Arbiza (b.1987)
Jose Leonardo Leon, Florida Atlantic University; Florida Gulf Coast University

Bone Q 65, Nicola Ferro (b. 1974)
Brad Keesler, Asbury University/Eastern Kentucky University

Five American Dances, James M. David (b. 1978)
Drew Leslie, Colorado State University
Cory Mixdorf, University of Arkansas

Three for Two (or One or Three), Antonio Garcia (b. 1959)
Nathan Dishman, Iowa State University
Cory Mixdorf, University of Arkansas

Souq!, Andrew Markel (b. 1994)
Joseph Frye, The University of Tennessee at Martin
Christa J. Frye (clarinet), Bethel University

Chemical Reaction, Marc Mellits
Hana Beloglavec, Louisiana State University

Turning Point, Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945)
Jeremy Marks, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Contrapunctus (Mirrors), Donald Appert (b. 1953)
Philip Martinson & Shelley Martinson (flute), Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Ballade for trombone and piano, James Wilding (b.1973)
James Albrecht, University of Nevada, Reno
James Wilding, piano, University of Akron

Loss, Catherine McMichael (b. 1954)
Austin Seybert, West Virginia State University

Sonata for Bass Trombone “Call of the Opera”, Christopher Schmitz
Denson Paul Pollard, Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University

Pursuing Stillness, Curtis Biggs (b. 1988)
Curtis Biggs, Snow College

i2i, Dylan Findley (1991)
Russ Zokaites & Nathan Mensink (saxophone), Morehead State University

Five Spanish Dances, Joaquin Nin (1879-1949), Arr. Karen Marston
Karen Marston, Mt San Antonio College

Spectrums, Justin Writer
Karen Marston, Mt San Antonio College
Deb Scott, Stephen F Austin State University

See you in Georgia!