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Linfield recital to feature trumpet duo

Joan Haaland PaddockThe Linfield College Music Department will present a trumpet duo recital featuring John Harbaugh and Joan Paddock on Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

The program will feature compositions from the baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary eras with composers including Jean-Philippe Rameau, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Hermann Bellstedt and others. Styles of music to be performed include a turn-of-the-century cornet solo, baroque trumpet, commercial jazz and art music from five centuries. The duo will be accompanied by Teresa Harbaugh, collaborative accompanist, who will perform both on piano and the cassavant organ.

John HarbaughHarbaugh, associate professor of trumpet at Central Washington University, has over 25 years of college teaching experience. His professional experience includes international tours, three Grammy- nominated albums and a recording as a jazz soloist with the London Symphony. He is principal trumpet in the Yakima Symphony and has been a member of regional orchestras in Iowa, Washington and Alaska. He has performed in bands behind Charo, Bob Newhart, Mannheim Steamroller, the Disney touring company of “High School Musical” and “The Color Purple.” He was director and executive producer of “A New and Different Way of Getting More Music Out of Trumpet.”

Paddock, professor of music and director of instrumental activities at Linfield, received a doctorate in trumpet performance from Indiana University, where she earned a performer’s certificate in addition to master’s and bachelor’s degrees in trumpet performance and music education. She studied conducting and, as a Fulbright scholar to Norway, studied trumpet at the Norwegian State Academy of Music. An Emmy Award winner, Paddock is an active adjudicator, guest clinician, trumpet soloist and conductor. She is a trumpeter with Halcyon Trio Oregon, a classical trio comprised of trumpet, soprano and keyboard.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275, www.linfield.edu/arts.