Fest Fantini II: February 26, 2011
This concert was presented as part of Feste Fantini II, a trumpet festival at UNLV
Genie Burkett serves both the artistic and educational spheres. As a timpanist and percussion, she has performed with the Paul Price Percussion Ensemble, the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, la Primera Jornada Musicale, and the Kansas City Philharmonic. Burkett has held positions as Principal Timpanist with the Orchestra Sinfonica RAI (Turin, Italy) and the Augusta (GA) Symphony, and as Principal Percussionist with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo (Venezuela). Burkett is a veteran teacher of more than 25 years at the college, private, and public school level.
Former member of the Synergy Brass Quintet, Christopher O’Hara has performed extensively through the United States and Europe. A graduate of The Boston Conservatory, O’Hara has performed at the Ravinia and Tanglewood Music Festivals, The Festival de Camara de Musica in Aguascalientes, Mexico and the Nagoya Conservatory of Music, Japan. He has commissioned several works for trumpet including Robert Martin’s Four Places in New York and Karl Henning’s The Angel Who Bears a Flaming Sword . A prolific arranger, Chris has arranged more than 100 works for brass quintet, brass and organ, trumpet ensemble, and solo trumpet.
Dr. Gary Malvern has traveled throughout the world as a soloist and section member, performing with the National Repertory Orchestra, and the American Wind Symphony. Whether traveling to Australia for an artist-in-residence or performing for the Spoleto Festival or the International Trumpet Guild Conference, Malvern performs with a high level of skill and musicality. His performing also includes the position of principal trumpet with the Greenville Symphony, playing with the Aurora Brass Quintet, and appearing as a regional clinician and soloist. Dr. Malvern is trumpet instructor for the South Carolina Governor's School of the Arts.
Known for his work in modern and historical brass instruments (piccolo trumpet, keyed bugle, saxhorn, natural trumpet and cornetto), Bruce Barrie has recorded more than sixteen CDs with the Chestnut Brass Company. Barrie is solo natural trumpet on the critically acclaimed Buxtehude Project (PGM), and is solo trumpet on the widely praised Naxos recording of the chamber music of George Antheil. He has been a soloist with Bach Festival, Philadelphia Classical Orchestra, Concerto Soloists and the Princeton Bach Festival. He has performed with the Mont Alto silent movie orchestra, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra as well as Boulder Brass and Denver Brass.
Steven Trinkle, Adjunct Instructor of Trumpet, has performed as a trumpeter in orchestras in the United States, Italy and Venezuela including the Houston Symphony, the Augusta Symphony, the Kansas City Philharmonic, the Shreveport Symphony, the Orchestra Sinfonica dalla Radiotelevisione Italiana and the Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo. As a soloist he has often performed the standard and not-so-standard works for trumpet and orchestra including premiere performances of many new works for the trumpet and is often called upon to perform the difficult high works of the Baroque masters. A professor at several universities and colleges, many of his former students are playing professionally and teaching in colleges and public schools throughout the United States and South America. As a conductor Trinkle has worked with choirs, orchestras, music theatre, and university ensembles. Ensembles under his direction have toured the US, Switzerland, Italy and Brazil. www.trinklebrassworks.com
Dr. Eugenie Burkett, Organ
Dr. Anthony Barone, Piano
Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury: Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)
Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound: Georg Frederic Handel 1686 – 1759) arr. David Marlatt
4 Trumpets, Timpani and Organ
Amarilli mia Bella: Giulio Caccini (1551 – 1618) arr. C. O’Hara
Christopher O’Hara, Trumpet
Fanfare: John Boda (1922 – 2002)
Gary Malvern, Trumpet
Marche Triomphale: Jean Françaix (1912 – 1997)
4 Trumpets and Organ
Charpentier Fantastique: Paul Archibald
8 Trumpets, Timpani, Organ and Piano
Elegy: Rolf Wallin (b. 1957)
Steven Trinkle, Flugelhorn
Angel Portraits: Jay Krush (b.1957)
Bruce Barrie, Trumpet
Dies Irae and Tuba Mirum from “Requiem”: Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
8 Trumpets and Organ
America the Beautiful: Samuel A. Ward (1847 – 1903) arr. James Olcott
Bugler’s Holiday: Leroy Anderson (1908 – 1975) arr. David Hickman
Hymn au Sacré-Coeur: Naji Hakim (b. 1955)
7 Trumpets and Organ