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Guest artist presents free trombone recital

Sept. 21, 2008

KALAMAZOO--Trombonist Jeannie Little will perform at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in Western Michigan University's Dalton Center Recital Hall.

She will present a master class at 1 p.m. the same day in 1116 Dalton Center. Both events are open to the public free of charge.

Little is assistant professor of trombone at Louisiana State University. Regarded as one of the premier trombonists in the country, she has performed and recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She was a founding member of the highly acclaimed, award-winning trombone quartet, PRISMA, which toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe, and has been featured at International Trombone Workshops and the International Women's Brass Conference.

As a clinician, Little is active organizing trombone workshops and presenting recitals and master classes throughout the country, with recent performances at the International Trombone Festival, International Women's Brass Conference, Eastern Trombone Workshop, Trombone Day 2005 (La.), Oberlin Conservatory and Arizona Low Brass Symposium. She also has appeared as guest conductor and performer in the International Women's Trombone Choir at the International Trombone Workshops in 1992 and 1995. Little received degrees from Northwestern University and Florida State University.

Media contact: Kevin West, (269) 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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