The Asia Trombone Seminar hosts an all-day trombone festival this weekend at the historic NTNU hall in Taipei. Admission is free to the public.
7.19 Sunday 9:00-21:30
Asia Trombone Seminar: Recital Festival
Concert Hall, National Taiwan Normal University
9:00 - James Olin
10:45 - Michael Davidson
12:15 - Kuang-Ching Sung Showcase
13:00 - Ryan Seay
14:45 - Unai Urrecho
16:30 - Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto
19:00 - Alexander Nyankin
20:30 - Denson Paul Pollard
Shyan-Jer Lee is principal trombonist of the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Taiwan.
Kuang-Ching Sung is principal trombonist of the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan.
Terry Shiu is associate principal trombonist of the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan.
Huai-En Tsai, artistic director, is a graduate of Soochow University in Taiwan and the Peabody Conservatory in the USA.
Ryan Seay is a graduate of the Curtis Institute, USA.
James Olin is the principal trombonist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, USA.
Michael Davidson is the trombone professor at the University of Kansas, USA.
Unai Urrecho is trombone professor at the University of Suwon, South Korea.
Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto is principal trombonist of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, USA.
Li-Chung Chang is former principal trombonist of Taiwan's National Symphony and lecturer at the National Taiwan Normal University.
Alexander Nyankin has appeared as a concerto soloist with the Kaohsiung City Symphony, Taiwan.
Denson Paul Pollard is the bass trombonist of New York's Metropolitan Opera, USA.
The featured composer is Ming-Hsiu Yen, a native of Taiwan. Ms Ming is a two-time winner of the University of Michigan Concerto Competition. Featured pianists for the festival are Chao-Wen Cheng and Ming-Chin Wu.