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GVSU Artist-Faculty Series: Mark Williams, trombone

Posted on March 11, 2010

Next up in the Grand Valley State University Artist-Faculty Series is nationally known pedagogue of trombone, Mark R. Williams, who joined the Department of Music faculty in 2008.

His performance, open to the public with free admission, is Monday, March 15, at 8 p.m. in the Cook-DeWitt Center, on the Allendale Campus.

Previously, Williams served for more than 22 years in the United States Air Force. As principal trombonist with the USAF Concert Band in Washington, D.C., for 14 years, he performed in all 50 states and throughout Europe and Asia. He was a featured soloist in numerous concerts and on national tours and was a guest soloist with the U.S. Army Band at the Eastern Trombone Workshop.

Williams can be heard on more than 30 compact discs recorded during his tenure with the USAF Concert Band. For more information, please call (616) 331-3484 or visit


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