Extra Credit Opportunity: Joe Alessi, Trombone

The name of Joseph Alessi is synonymous with excellence in matters related to trombone performance, and it is our great privilege to present this internationallyacclaimed artist on the Series. Mr. Alessi was appointed Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic in 1985. He has performed as a soloist with the Philharmonic, as well as with orchestral ensembles throughout the world. A distinguished pedagogue, he is on the faculty of the The Juilliard School, and his students now occupy posts with many major symphony orchestras in the U.S. and abroad.
Mr. Alessi’s discography includes many releases on the Summit record label, including the recent Trombonastics. His recording on the Bridge record label as soloist in George Crumb’s Starchild won a Grammy Award for 1999-2000. Other recordings featuring Mr. Alessi are with the Canadian Brass on Sony Classical and Philips Records

Sun, October 9 2011

7:30 p.m. in McCray Recital Hall on the PSU campus.
Tickets are available at no charge to full-time PSU students with valid student ID.