This joint brass recital features works by Jean Michel Damase, Eric Ewazen, and Boris Blacker. This concert is free and open to the public.
Trumpeter Jeffrey Silberschlag has distinguished himself in the world of music, performing as conductor and trumpet soloist throughout Europe, the United States, Russia, China, Japan, and Israel. His performances have been described as “compelling” by Germany’s Kolnische Rundschau; “extraordinary” by Italy’s L’Arena; and “outstanding” by Fanfare Magazine. Silberschlag is professor of music at St. Mary’s College of Maryland as well as music director and conductor of the Chesapeake Orchestra and River Concert Series. He is co-director of the Alba Music Festival and Young Artists Program in Northern Italy and music director of the Chesapeake Virtuosi. Silberschlag has recently become the music director of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra in Baltimore.
Trombonist Bryan Bourne served for nearly 30 years in the United States Marine Band, “The President’s Own.” He held the principal trombone chair for 23 of those years, performing frequently at the White House for presidents and heads of states. Additionally, Bryan Bourne has held the principal trombone position of the Chesapeake Orchestra since 1994 and he is also a member of the Washington Symphonic Brass. Much sought after for his skill as a teacher, Bryan Bourne has taught trombone at St. Mary’s College of Maryland since 1990.
Pianist Jeffrey Chappell has performed throughout the United States in recitals and chamber music and has been a soloist with major symphony orchestras including those of Philadelphia, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Houston, and Indianapolis. His many appearances with the Baltimore Symphony include concerts at Carnegie Hall and Wolf Trap.