2019 is shaping up to be a great year! Below is a summary of what Anne will be up to in the spring semester.
Anne subs with the Louisville Orchestra January 17-19th.
Anne will perform at the Ball State Trumpet Day on Saturday February 2nd.
Anne’s debut album, “A Winter’s Night,” will be released! More info coming soon! She will also perform with the Louisville Master Chorale on Sunday March 17th.
CU will host their 2nd Annual CU Brass Day on Saturday March 30th featuring In Motus Tuba Euphonium Quartet and Dr. Rachel Hockenberry, Horn. For more details, please check out the Facebook event page: CU Brass Day
Anne will perform a recital at the 2019 International Women’s Brass Conference in Tempe, AZ. For more information, please visit: https://www.myiwbc.org/iwbc-2019-conference
Anne will teach and perform as a faculty member at the UK Summer Trumpet Institute. For more information, please visit: http://dovel.myartsonline.com/STI/
Anne will be giving a fall faculty recital at Campbellsville University on Monday October 1, 2018 at 8 pm. The recital will include works by Tartini, McKee, Plog, Arutunian and Ewazen.
The CU Trumpet Ensemble will be giving their fall recital on Thursday November 1, 2018 at 8 pm.
CU’s 2nd Annual Brass Day will be held on Saturday March 30, 2019. This year’s guest artists will be horn player Dr. Rachel Hockenberry and the In Motus tuba euphonium quartet!
All events will be held in CU’s
Gosser Fine Arts Center Gheens Recital Hall
At Anne’s I.T.G. 2018 conference warm-up class, she mentioned that she is developing a practicing app called “Brass Tacks.” The anticipated release date is July 2018. Stay tuned!
Today Anne presented a warm-up session, “Keeping Your Warm-Up Fresh with SAFARE” at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in San Antonio, TX. To download a copy of her warm-up packet, click here: SAFARE Handout.
Another semester has come to a close and it has been a busy one! Anne performed a faculty recital in February, performed the Ewazen Concerto with the CU orchestra in March, hosted the inaugural CU Brass Day in April and will head to the ITG conference later this month.
CU Brass Day participants with Mary Bowden and Donna Parkes
Dr. McNamara leading a group Warm-Up class at CU Brass Day
Dr. McNamara and the CU Trumpet Ensemble will be traveling to the ITG conference in San Antonio, Texas next month. Dr. McNamara will be presenting a warm-up class on Wednesday May 30th and the trumpet ensemble will be performing Jason Dovel’s “Catacomb” and Jim Stephenson’s “Fanfare for an Angel.”
Campbellsville University will host a Brass and Percussion Festival on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 9 am-4 pm. The featured Brass Guest Artists are Mary Bowden and Donna Parkes of the Seraph Brass Quintet. The day will include a warm-up class, high and low brass masterclasses, a CU Brass Recital and a recital featuring Mary Bowden and Donna Parkes. Interested high school students should email Dr. McNamara (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register to perform in a brass ensemble on the special guest artist recital. The registration fee of $5 includes access to all of the day’s events and entry in drawings for door prizes. The event is open to the public!
Anne will be giving a faculty recital at Gheen’s Recital hall at Campbellsville University on Tuesday February 20, 2018 at 8 pm. If you’re unable to attend in person, the recital will be live streamed. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page: Anne McNamara Faculty Recital
September and October involved a lot of exciting events! On September 23rd Anne performed with the Orchestra Kentucky on their John Denver concert and on October 8th she performed with the Louisville Master Chorale.
On October 30th at 7:30 pm Anne will conduct the Campbellsville University Trumpet Ensemble on their fall concert featuring the music of Jason Dovel and Kevin McKee!
May and early June were filled with a lot of exciting activity! On May 2nd, Anne’s son, Finnian Kristopher was born. Just one short month later, they traveled as a family to Hershey, PA to the 2017 International Trumpet Guild Conference.
Jessica McKee and Anne performed the second movement of Carson Cooman’s Sonata for Flugelhorn and Piano as part of the ITG New Works Recital on June 2nd. The following day Anne had the pleasure of judging the finals of the ITG Youth Trumpet Competition.