Chris Van Hof

Trombonist-Educator-Music Arranger

7:30 PM19:30

CSU Trombone Choir and High School Honors Trombone Choir combined concert

This concert will feature the Colorado State University Low Brass Choir and Trombone Octet as well as the All-West Honors High School Trombone Choir. Our featured guest soloist is Jeremy Wilson of Vanderbilt University and formerly of the Vienna Philharmonic. The entire program is music from composers associated with the city of Vienna.

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Solo Faculty Recital

My yearly solo faculty recital at Colorado State University. This program will features "Music of the Americas" including works by Robert Suderburg, David Biedenbender, Astor Piazzolla, Dan Watt, and Herbert L. Clarke. I am excited to be joined by CSU faculty Tim Burns (piano), Eric Hollenbeck (marimba), and Dawn Kramer (trumpet), as well as Colorado-based trombonist and composer Dan Watt and my graduate student bass trombonist Amanda Tatara for a trio Dan composed.

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Dana Wilson Concerto Performance

Performing the Colorado premiere of the new concerto for trombone and wind ensemble by Ithaca, NY-based composer Dana Wilson. The piece was commissioned by a consortium of many college band directors, and Colorado State University was one of them. This performance will be with Dr. Rebecca Phillips and the CSU Wind Symphony in Griffin Concert Hall at CSU

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8:00 AM08:00

Colorado Music Educators Association Conference

I will be presenting a clinic entitled

"The Symphonic Approach to Your Low Brass Section"

In this clinic, educators will investigate means of promoting excellent blend, balance, and sound for the low brass section in a classical setting. Using excerpts from standard band and orchestra repertoire and live performers from Colorado State University, I will explore approaches to breathing, articulation, section roles, and rehearsal strategies for your middle and high school trombone, tuba, and euphonium players. Participants are encouraged to bring their instrument to the session for some interactive play-along portions.

Day Friday 1/29/16

Time (start and end) Friday- 8:00 - 8:50AM

Room – Friday – Ross (Golf Club)

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7:30 PM19:30

Fort Collins Symphony

I will be joining the trombone section of the Fort Collins Symphony for an evening of festive and patriotic music to accompany the city of Fort Collins' July 4th celebrations. The repertoire is heavy on marches and other fun brassy pieces, so it is sure to be a good time!

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