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Metales M5 trombonist featured in Jan. 29 brass concert at MSU

January 18, 2012

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A concert featuring guest artist Timothy Dueppen, trombonist with the Metales M5 Mexican Brass, will conclude the Montana State University School of Music's Brass Weekend. The concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Reynolds Recital Hall on the MSU campus.

Dueppen will perform with MSU professors Alan Klaus, trumpet; Sherry Linnerooth, horn; and Julie Gosswiller, piano.

The concert will also feature a large brass ensemble, directed by MSU music professor Nathan Stark. The ensemble will include MSU brass students and participants of the Brass Weekend.

Among the pieces to be performed will be Ewazen's "Philharmonic Fanfare" and the "Song for Japan," written as a fundraiser for relief efforts after the 2011 earthquakes and tsunamis. Some of MSU's top brass and percussion students also will join MSU faculty brass faculty for a performance of "Red Tango" by Rob Teehan.

Dueppen is a graduate of UCLA and the Eastman School of Music and is completing his doctorate from the University of Houston. An active freelance trombonist, he has performed with jazz greats Horace Silver, John Clayton, Bill Watrous, Kenny Burell and Bill Evans. He has played with the Houston Symphony, the Disney Jazz Band, the Opera Pasadena Festival Orchestra and the Golden States Pops Orchestra.

Tickets for the concert are $10 general admission, $5 for students. Tickets are available at the door.

Reynolds Recital Hall is located in Howard Hall, across the street from the MSU Duck Pond.

Whitney Salo (406) 994-3562,