WMU Trombone Choir schedules its annual spring concert

by Dannielle Sturgeon
| WMU News
Photo of Kip Hickman.

Edward “Kip” Hickman will be the soloist for the April 2 concert.

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The Western Michigan University Trombone Choir will perform its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in the University’s Dalton Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

This year’s concert will feature a commission by composer Benjamin Taylor, plus several works for trombone choir and percussion. The soloist will be Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra principal trombonist Edward “Kip” Hickman.

Trombone Choir

The group includes many award-winning students from the trombone studio at WMU, including several recognized by the highly-competitive International Trombone Association solo competitions.

The WMU Trombone Choir has been recognized for its excellence in performance on multiple occasions. The ensemble recently received an invitation to perform a full-length concert at the U.S. Army Band’s American Trombone Workshop, which will be held in Washington, D.C., in March 2018.

For more information about the concert, visit wmich.edu/music or call (269) 387-4667.

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