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10/15/2002 Tuba recital, master class on tap at Linfield

McMINNVILLE ? A tuba recital and low brass master class will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium at Linfield College.

Both the recital and master class are free and open to the public.

Tony Clements, principal tubist with the San Jose Symphony, will present a brief concert for tuba and piano with Linfield accompanist Jennifer Garrett. The program will include "Introduction and Dance" by J. Edouard Barat, "Two Moods for Tuba" by Donald Swann, "Waltz for Mippy III" by Leonard Bernstein and "The Morning Song" by Roger Kellaway.

Clements will lead a master class following his performance. Tubists who would like to have an opportunity to play for Clements can contact Joan Haaland Paddock, director of instrumental activities and associate professor of music at Linfield, at 503-883-2258 or by email at jpaddock@linfield.edu. Deadline to sign up is Oct. 29.

Clements will also be the featured soloist at the Linfield College-Community Band fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. at the McMinnville Community Center.

Clements has been the principal tubist with the San Jose Symphony for 20 years. He is the first-call tubist and tuba soloist in the greater San Francisco Bay area. He has studied with America's foremost tubists and low brass players including Gary Tirey, Jim Self, Tommy Johnson, Floyd Cooley and Roger Bobo. Clements is the assistant conductor of the El Camino Youth Symphony and was recently appointed the conductor of the Ohlone Wind Orchestra.

For more information, call the Linfield College Music Department at 503-883-2275.