Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Trombonist Nat Wickham to perform free recital October 19

KINGSVILLE - October 14, 2010

Contact: Adriana Garza
adriana.garza@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4979

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Nat Wickham—a classical and jazz musician with nearly 25 years of experience as a music professor—will perform a free trombone recital at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 19 at the Frank C. Smith Recital Hall at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

This recital is open to the public.

Wickham is a professor of music at the University of Northern Colorado, where he teaches a diverse studio of trombone, bass trombone and euphonium students. He has performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He is a classical and jazz solo artist, recording artist, clinician and adjudicator who currently serves as the principal trombonist with the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra and lead trombonist in the Colorado Jazz Orchestra. Wickman has performed with several professional symphonies and orchestras including the Colorado Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic and Boulder Philharmonic Orchestras. Wickham has also performed with the Bob Curnow Big Band, Brazilian jazz group Desafinado, the Woody Herman Orchestra, Natalie Cole and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.

He currently serves on the board of directors for the International Trombone Association.

Wickham has a Doctor of Musical Arts and the Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. He also holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in trombone performance from the University of Northern Colorado.

For more information, contact A&M-Kingsville music professor Dr. Oscar Diaz for more information at 593-2817.

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