Trombone Lecture/Recital

Where Words Leave Off, Music Begins

Presented by Mark Kellogg

Saturday, March 16, 3:30 PM
About this Lecture/Recital:
This session will begin with a performance by Mark Kellogg of a six-movement piece he composed for unaccompanied trombone entitled Where Words Leave Off, Music Begins. In this work, the music will be supported by poetry by Robert Frost, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Walt Whitman, and the composer. Following the performance, Mark will lead a discussion on ways for musicians to develop deeper listening skills. Marks diverse performance background informs his role as an educator, offering a unique perspective that combines professional expertise with a passion for nurturing musicians’ growth through his insightful teaching methods.

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About Mark Kellogg
Mark Kellogg has embraced a wide range of musical roles throughout his career as a performer, teacher, conductor and administrator. Whether it’s taken the form of appearing as a concerto soloist, playing in a wide variety of chamber ensembles, performing as an orchestral musician or as a jazz player, teaching students of all ages or overseeing artistic programs or festivals, he has been most fortunate to explore a rich array of musical opportunities. In addition to holding the position of Professor of Trombone at the Eastman School of Music, Mr. Kellogg is chair of the Winds, Brass and Percussion Department and an affiliate faculty member in the school’s departments of Jazz and Contemporary Media and Music Teaching and Learning. Co-Director of the Eastman Trombone Choir and Director of the Eastman Brass Guild, he also leads the school’s faculty mentoring program in his position as Director of Faculty Development.
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