Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-09-03

Trumpeter Dr. Christopher Krummel will present a Guest Artist Recital at Samford University's Brock Recital Hall Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited free of charge.

Dr. Krummel, professor of trumpet at Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music in Ohio, is principal trumpet of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. An active soloist, he has won international competitions and performed worldwide.

His Samford program will feature Georges Enesco's "Legende," Halsey Stevens' "Sonata for trumpet and piano," Vincent Persichetti's "Parable XIV, Op 127 for solo trumpet," Morton Gould's "Pavane from American Symphonette No. 2," Manual de Falla's "Tus ojillos negros," Miguel Sandoval's "Sin tu amor," Verne Reynolds' "Calls and Echoes" with Alabama State University trumpet professor Dr. Carly Johnson, and Marcel Bitsch's "Quatre Variations sur un theme de Domenico Scarlatti."

Samford piano professor Dr. Kathryn Fouse will accompany.

Krummel is the first in a series of guest performers presented this fall by the Samford School of Performing Arts.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.