The Bulgarian Trombone

Andrew Lankford, trombone

Monday, September 16 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL


Andrew Lankford presents an evening of Bulgarian music for trombone and piano. 

Andrew Lankford, Associate Professor of Trombone at James Madison University, is the trombonist with the Madison Brass, the solo trombonist with the Massanutten Brass Band, and a member of Mr. Jefferson's Bones.

As a soloist, he has appeared at the Eastern Trombone Workshop, the Kennedy Center, and as featured soloist with the JMU Symphony Orchestra, JMU Brass Band, Massanutten Brass Band, JMU Wind Symphony, JMU Jazz Band, JMU Concert Band, Armstrong Community Band, UNCG Symphony Orchestra and Louisiana Tech Jazz Ensemble.

Lankford holds a B.M. in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.M. in Trombone Performance from the University of Kansas, and a D.M.A. in Trombone Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary teachers include Randy Kohlenberg and Max Bonecutter.

Prior to his joining the faculty of James Madison University in 2001, Lankford held teaching positions at Louisiana Tech University, Armstrong Atlantic State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Fifth Anniversary Season at the Forbes: Bruce and Lois Forbes Share Their Story  



  • Ailey II dances its way to the top of the 2014-2015 Masterpiece Season



  • Master storyteller David Gonzalez returns with a modern twist on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty



  • Prepare to enter "a wonderful world of breathtaking magic" with the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes!