What: Trumpet and Piano Recital by retired Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Principal Trumpet, Cliff Newton, and piano accompanist/renowned conductor, Joseph Kreines
When: 3 p.m., on Sunday May 22, 2011, FREE TO THE PUBLIC
LOCATION: N.E. FLORIDA CONSERVATORY
Who: Cliff Newton, trumpet, retired from the Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra after being the Principal
Trumpet for 32 years. As Principal trumpet, Mr. Newton has had the
opportunity to perform many solos with his symphony colleagues in a variety of
classical and jazz styles. Mr. Newton
began his studies of the trumpet at the age of 10 in the public school of his
small hometown in Central Florida.
A native of Chicago, Joseph Kreines came to Florida as associate conductor of the Florida Symphony Orchestra, where he served for four years. Subsequently, he was conductor of the Brevard Symphony, associate conductor of the Florida Orchestra in Tampa, and musical director for several opera and musical theatre productions. He has served as clinician and guest conductor with some 300 bands, orchestras and choruses throughout the nation and also appears as piano accompanist at numerous recitals and festivals. In addition, Mr. Kreines has composed a number of original works for various media, and has made numerous transcriptions for concert band and brass choir, and other chamber ensembles, being particularly well-known for those of the music of Percy Grainger. He is also the author of Music for Concert Band, a selective annotated guide to band literature. In 2004, he was honored as an inductee to the Roll of Distinction in the Florida Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame, and is currently music director and principal conductor of the Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Location: Northeast Florida Conservatory
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