Guest Artist Series: Stephen Burns, trumpet
Trumpet virtuoso Stephen Burns
Date and TimeWednesday, February 8, 2012
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
- Haas Center for Performing Arts » 1325 - Sherman Van Solkema Hall
Trumpet virtuoso and conductor Stephen Burns is the Founder and Director of the Fulcrum Point New Music Project in Chicago. He has been acclaimed on four continents for his consistently and widely varied performances encompassing recitals, orchestral appearances, chamber ensemble engagements, and innovative multi-media presentations involving video, dance theatre, and sculpture. In 1988 he won First Prize at the second Maurice Andrew International Competition for Trumpet in France, which brought him numerous international engagements. In 1998 Burns was invited to create innovative new music programs as the Artist in Residence with Performing Arts Chicago. He founded Fulcrum Point New Music Project whose mission is to champion classical music influenced and inspired by Pop culture, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Latin, Folk, Klezmer, World Music, literature, film, art, dance, and theatre. Please note location change to Sherman Van Solkema Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, GVSU Allendale Campus Open to the public. Free Admission. For more information, please call (616) 331-3484 or visit www.gvsu.edu/music. To visit more events such as this, please go to http://www.gvsu.edu/artscalendar.
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