TTU Hosts Euphonium Player/Teacher for Master Class

The music department of Tennessee Technological University will host euphonium player and teacher Denis Winter for a master class from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the Room 106 of the Bryan Fine Arts Building. Winter, professor of low brass, has served on the faculty of the University of Central Arkansas music department since 1979. He is currently the principal trombonist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Professors Trombone Quartet. With a national reputation as a euphonium soloist, he is a member of Symphonia, a professional tuba-euphonium ensemble which has played at major music conferences in Tucson, Chicago, Long Beach, Danville and Riva del Garda, Italy. Winter has performed as a soloist and adjucator for the 1996 Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival, hosted by the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan, and as a soloist with the Little Rock Wind Symphony as well as with numerous college and high school bands. Winter earned his bachelor's in music from Ohio University, his master's from the New England Conservatory of Music and his doctorate from the University of North Texas. His accomplishments include writing articles for the Instrumentalist and the T.U.B.A. Journal and contributing to the Tuba Source Book, published by Indiana University Press. He was also a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Band from 1975-79. The master class is free and open to the public. For more information, call Kevin Chiarizzio, assistant professor, at 372-6086.