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Alexandria Smith, trumpet - Graduate Recital

Friday, February 7th, 2020 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater

Free


Alexandria Smith – praised by the New York Times for her “appealingly melancholic sound” and “entertaining array of distortion effects" (on the trumpet) – presents a repertoire recital, Shifting: an exploration of Timbre. Highlighting the vocal nature and complex timbre of the trumpet, Smith will perform pieces that include extended vocal techniques, distortion-like sounds, and linear virtuosity. Featuring the creative voices of Kathryn Schulmeister (bass) and Rebecca Lloyd-Jones (percussion), Alexandria Smith will present an evening of works by Liza Lim, Pedro Alvarez, Robert Erickson, and herself.

Liza Lim: Roda - The Living Circle 2017
Liza Lim: Ehwaz (Journeying) 2010
Pedro Alvarez: Canto for amplified trumpet 2018
Robert Erickson: Kryl 1980
Alexandria Smith: Shifting 2020

 

Part of the Festival of New Trumpet Music West, http://extension.ucsd.edu/fontwest

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