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Performing Arts presents concert by renowned trumpeter

The Alfred University Division of Performing Arts presents renowned classical/jazz soloist Frank Gabriel Campos, Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m. in the Alfred Seventh Day Baptist Church. Admission is free.

The performance is funded by the David and Elizabeth Miller Arts Fund.

Currently professor of trumpet at Ithaca College, Campos will perform “The Art of the Solo Line,” a solo trumpet recital featuring the works of Bernstein, Chaplin, Corea, and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Campos has been principal trumpet of the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Texas Baroque Ensemble, Bear Valley Festival Orchestra, and Madera Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the Fort Worth Symphony, the Fresno Philharmonic, and the Monterey County Symphony.

He has played or toured with artists such as Natalie Cole, Johnny Mathis, Ella Fitzgerald, and Bob Hope, and has performed at Constitution Hall, New York’s Town Hall, and on the stages of Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center.

Currently Campos is the principal trumpet of the Binghamton Philharmonic, Tri-Cities Opera, Ensemble X, and a member of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra as well as the Ithaca Brass.

He has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, Syracuse Symphony, Skaneateles Summer Music Festival, Central New York Jazz Orchestra, and the Gap Mangione Big Band.