Northwest Horn Symposium 2012.
The Northwest Horn Symposium 2012, hosted by Gina Gillie, was held in March at Pacific Lutheran University. The featured guest artists were Mark Robbins and Douglas Hill. Friday night was dedicated to music of Doug Hill; five of his compositions were performed by Jeffrey Snedeker, Lydia Van Dreel, Gina Gillie, John Geiger, Mark Robbins, the PLU Lyric Brass Quintet, and the CWU Horn Choir. Saturday's concert featured Mark Robbins and Jeffrey Snedeker in both solo and chamber music. Mark included Gina Gillie's composition To the Seasons for soprano, horn, and piano, with Gina singing for the performance.
A regional artists recital included Jeffrey Snedeker (jazz horn), Lydia Van Dreel, Stacey Eliason, Jennifer Scriggins Brummett, the Redmond Horn Quartet, and a CWU horn quintet. Horn choirs from the University of Oregon, Central Washington University, and Redmond performed. A mass horn ensemble performed in a Gala concluding concert. Winners of a mock audition were John Geiger on low horn and Damon Kirk on high horn. Caption: Gina Gillie, Douglas Hill and Mark Robbins after a performance at the NW Horn Symposium.
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|Publication:||The Horn Call|
|Article Type:||Conference notes|
|Date:||Oct 1, 2012|
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