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Guest artist Matthew Murchison gives solo recital

Sept. 11, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University presents a solo recital by Matthew Murchison, principal euphonium of Pittsburgh's River City Brass Band, at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. Admission is open to the public free of charge.

Murchison will perform the music of George Gershwin, Modest Mussorgsky, Maurice Ravel and Astor Piazzolla. Named a Yamaha Young Performing Artist in 2001, Murchison's most recent honors include semi-finalist for the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, winner of the Tuesday Musical Club scholarship and first place at the Pittsburgh Concert Society competition.

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

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