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Westminster College music professor presents trumpet recital

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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Dr. Timothy Winfield, assistant professor of music and Heritage Professor for Humanities at Westminster College, will perform the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and music from early 20th century France at a faculty trumpet recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the college’s W. Charles Wallace Memorial Chapel.

The first half of the recital will feature selected works of Bach arranged for solo trumpet; trumpet and organ; and trumpet, voice and piano. The second half of the recital will feature music from early 20th century France written and arranged for trumpet and piano.

Works to be performed include the “Prelude” to Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1; Arias from Bach’s Cantatas No. 51 and No. 103; Bach’s Concerto in D, BWV 972; Arthur Honegger’s “Intrada”; J.G. Pennequin’s “Morceau de Concert”; and an arrangement of Claude Debussy’s “Clair de Lune.”

Winfield will be joined by Dr. Nancy DeSalvo, associate professor of piano; William Ambert, adjunct professor of voice; Paula Kubik, college organist and adjunct professor of organ and carillon; and guest soprano artist Brianne Kochunas Samson.

Winfield, who joined the Westminster faculty in 2014, is principal trumpet with the Butler Symphony Orchestra and has held positions with the Billings (Montana) Symphony Orchestra and the Boulder (Colorado) Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra and the Canton, South Florida, Westmoreland, Johnstown, Steamboat Springs, Corona, and Aspen orchestras. He has been a featured soloist on the new works recital at the 2017 and 2018 International Trumpet Guild Conferences, and will perform at the 2019 conference as part of the Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Winfield at 724-946-7274 or