Master Class: Kenneth Thompkins, trombone, Detroit Symphony
Kenneth Thompkins, trombone
Date and TimeMonday, September 17, 2012
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
- Cook-DeWitt Center » CDC AUDITORIUM
Kenneth Thompkins, principal trombone of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra since 1997, has held positions with the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Florida Orchestra and performed with the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. A former participant in the Detroit Symphony's African America Fellowship Program, he has been a mentor to several Orchestra Fellows over the years. Known for his educational skills, Thompkins has been invited to perform and conduct master classes at many music schools, including the Curtis Institute of Music, Mannes College, the University of Michigan, and Interlochen Arts Academy.
Dr. Mark Williams, 616-331-3484