Performance Videos from the Past Week

As I have mentioned in a couple of previous posts, this past week was filled with solo performing opportunities, including a full recital on Monday, February 11, and then a euphonium solo with the University of Mississippi Wind Ensemble earlier this evening. Given the frenetic pace of final preparations and performing that have characterized the past few days, I knew that writing an “actual article” for the blog probably wouldn’t happen this week, and thus I decided several weeks ago that today’s post would consist of video recordings of this week’s performances.

These videos are all live, unedited performance recordings, with the occasional minor blemishes that always occur in live performance. While one always wishes for fewer such imperfections, on the whole I was very pleased with these performances, and I hope you will be, as well. If you are interested in reading some brief program notes for these pieces, please see last week’s post.

I hope you will not be too annoyed by the “University of Mississippi” introductory and concluding screens on each of these videos. I “bookend” all of my videos with these because I use these recordings for publicity and recruiting purposes for the university, the music department, and the low brass studio.

Monday, February 11, 2013
Faculty Recital Series: Micah Everett and Stacy Rodgers

Paul Creston (1906-1985): Fantasy for Trombone

Benedykt Konowalski (b. 1928): Ecumenical Triptych for Trombone Solo

Movement I: “In Modo Gregoriano”

Movement II: “In Modo Judaico”

Movement III: “In Modo Orthodokso”

Robert Redhead (b. 1940): Euphony

Jan Koetsier (1911-2006): Andante Maestoso for Bass Trombone and Piano

Eric Ewazen (b. 1954): Concerto for Bass Trombone

Movement I

Movement II

Movement III

Friday, February 15, 2013
Mid-South Honor Band:
Micah Everett, euphonium, with the University of Mississippi Wind Ensemble

Jean-Baptiste Arban (1825-1889): Fantasie and Variations on “The Carnival of Venice”

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About Micah Everett

Micah Everett is Associate Professor of Music (Trombone/Low Brass) at the University of Mississippi, Principal Trombonist of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Bass Trombonist of the Great River Trombone Quartet, Assistant Editor (Audio/Video Reviews) for the International Trombone Association Journal, and an S.E. Shires trombone artist. He is the author of THE LOW BRASS PLAYER'S GUIDE TO DOUBLING, published by Mountain Peak Music, and released his first solo recording, STEPPING STONES FOR BASS TROMBONE, VOL. 1, on the Potenza Music label in 2015. In addition to his professional work, he maintains an avid interest in the study of the Bible and of Reformed theology. He holds doctoral and master's degrees in music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a bachelor's degree in music education from Delta State University, and a certificate in systematic theology from Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. The ideas and opinions expressed here are not necessarily shared by the employers and organizations with which the author is associated.
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