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Plitnik to Present Trombone, Euphonium Recital at FSU

Frostburg State University brass instructor Brian Plitnik will perform a trombone and euphonium recital on Thursday, April 1, at 8 p.m. in Performing Arts Center Pealer Recital Hall as part of the FSU Music Department’s Faculty Artist Series.

Plitnik's program will consist of "Campaign Promises" by John Kiplinger; "Recitative and Prayer" (from "Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale") by Hector Berlioz, "Variations for Euphonium and Piano" by Jerry Owen, "The Conditions of a Solitary Bird" by Lawrence Borden, "Aria and Dance" by Thom Ritter-George, "The Last Tango in Bayreuth" by Peter Schickele and "Fantasy, op. 42" by Paul Creston.

Plitnik will be accompanied by Dr. William Haller and Marguerite Bostonia on piano and Dr. Keith Jackson, Patrick Gillespie, Stephen Saunders and Mike Okwabi on trombone.

Plitnik is FSU's low brass instructor and director of the FSU Brass Ensemble. Plitnik also serves as an adjunct faculty member at West Virginia University where he is pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in trombone performance. The program will also be presented at WVU on April 5, at 8:15 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at (301) 687-4109. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

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