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Sunday, February 25, 2018
Trumpet Masterclass with David Bilger, the principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra
László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Musicians from the Conservatory Orchestra and TON will take part in a public masterclass.
David Bilger holds a Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Illinois. Hailed by the New York Times for his playing of “easy brilliance” and by the Washington Post for his “engaging legato touch,” he has held the position of principal trumpet of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 1995. Prior to joining the Orchestra, he held the same position with the Dallas Symphony.

As a soloist Mr. Bilger has appeared with The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony, the Houston Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Oakland Symphony, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York, and others. 

Free admission.

For more information, call 845-758-7196, e-mail,
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Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Location: László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building