Charles Decker trumpet recital is featured Tuesdays at Tech show Oct. 2

A trumpet recital by Tennessee Tech University professor Charles Decker will be the featured Oct. 2 Tuesdays at Tech faculty concert.

The free concert, set for 7:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cookeville, will showcase new music for trumpet.

The program features a new trumpet concerto by American composer Robert Bradshaw and music for trumpet and viola by Leroy Osmon, performed with violist Seanad Chang. The show will also include a virtuoso cornet solo by Walter Rogers and Gershwin’s “Someone to Watch Over Me.”

Decker will be accompanied by pianist Sandra Robbins, and six members of the Tech Trumpet Ensemble will join Decker to perform the famous Altenburg “Concerto for Trumpets” and the popular “Rakes of Mallow” by Leroy Anderson.

For more information, call TTU’s music department at 372-3161.

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