trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso
Start: October 21, 2021 5:30 p.m.
End: October 21, 2021 9 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall

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Yu Tamaki is a trombone soloist, orchestral and chamber musician, educator, author, and producer. In January 2018, Yu departed from his position at the Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester (South Denmark Philharmonic) to concentrate on his soloist career. Ever since, he has been actively traveling between the continents for various engagements. His recent years' highlights include: solo recitals, concerto appearances, and masterclasses around the world; duo trombone performances with Joseph Alessi (NYP), Ian Bousfield (soloist), Peter Sullivan (Pittsburgh Sym), Colin Williams (NYP), Stefan Schultz (Berlin Phil.); solo recital invitations to the International Trombone Festival in the USA (2019, 2021) and Japan (2020); creative collaborations with Keisuke Ogido (Ristorante Arte Simposio), Anna Irite (dancer), Yo Yumura (Sanada Co.), Kenichi Aoyama (painter/videographer); commissioning new works from renown composers such as: Samuel Adler, Yasuhide Ito, Miho Hazama, Geoffrey Gordon and Minako Seki, aiming for progressive expansion of musical language of solo trombone.

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Yu Tamaki will present a recital at 5:30 p.m. immediately followed by a master class.



Performing with pianist Cara Chowning, program to include music by Miho Hazama, Philip Sparke, Samuel Adler, Camille Saint-Saëns, George Bizet, Minako Seki, and Sergei Prokofiev.

Free Admission

This event is free and open to the public.


Parking is available in the McKinley Parking Garage (entrance on Ashland Avenue) located immediately south of Sursa Hall. On weekdays, metered parking ($1/hr) is available on the first floor of the garage until 7 p.m. at which time parking is free. This garage is free on weekends.

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