Autumn Winds 2016
Sunday, October 23, 2016, 3:00pm
East Lansing High School Auditorium (map)
The Lansing Concert Band starts our 2016-2017 concert season in the East Lansing High School auditorium, featuring our special guest soloist, Phil Sinder. Mr. Sinder is tuba and euphonium professor at the Michigan State University College of Music, and we are very excited to feature him on two numbers for solo tuba and band. Our music director, Dr. Gary Sullivan, has also programmed a wide variety of other musical selections. We hope you can join us!
About our soloist
Philip Sinder is professor of tuba and euphonium at the Michigan State University College of Music. His students are found in performance and teaching positions throughout the United States, and have won awards in numerous performance competitions. He has performed with many leading ensembles, including the Detroit Symphony, Chicago Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, and Houston Symphony. He is a founding member of the Brass Band of Battle Creek and also performs frequently with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and MSU's Beaumont Brass Quintet. His solo tuba recording, “Aerodynamics,” has received strong critical acclaim, and he has performed on more than 15 other ensemble recordings. He has also commissioned/premiered over a dozen works featuring tuba. Sinder served as an associate editor for the “New Tuba Source Book” (2006), published by Indiana University Press. He currently serves as chairman for the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival, and since 2005 has been a Valade Teaching Fellow at the Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan. Sinder earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, and a Master of Music degree from Wichita State University.