Now in its 43rd year, the International Trombone Festival brings together masters of the instrument from around the world to perform and teach. More than 30 participating artists, Eastman School of Music faculty, and ensembles will host classes, concerts, exhibits, and scholarly talks exploring the potential and future of the trombone. Participants include principal trombone for the Black Dyke Band Brett Baker, John Engelkes of the San Francisco Symphony, and principal trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jorgen Van Rijen.
The International Trombone Festival will be held Wednesday, June 4, through Saturday, June 7, at the Eastman School of Music. For registration prices, a full itinerary, list of participating artists, and more information, visit trombonefestival.net/2014.