University News
For Immediate Release: 
Feb 14 2005

Trombone Recital at Concord, Thursday, February 17

Athens, W.Va. – Concord University is hosting a trombone recital this Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Alexander Fine Arts Center Paul Theater. The guest performer will be Dr. Daniel Rice, from Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, N.C. The performance is part of the University’s “Artist Lecture Series” and is free to the public.

Dr. Rice's program will include works by Marcello, Sandstrom, Davis, Ewazen, Rush and feature a world premiere marimba and trombone duet with percussionist, Dr. Pete Zambito. Others who will perform with Dr. Rice include Karen Rice, piano, and Dr. Andy Necessary, trombone.

Dr. Rice currently holds the position of music instructor at Cape Fear Community College where he teaches low brass performance studies, music theory, and music appreciation.

He has held faculty positions at Radford University in Virginia and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Rice holds the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Master of Music degree in trombone performance from Florida State University, and the Bachelor of Music in trombone performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Rice has performed with the North Carolina Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, Carolina Pops, Greensboro Philharmonia, Choral Society of Greensboro, Market Street Brass, Florida State University Symphony, and currently serves as principal trombonist with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Rice also performs with the 11° Trombone Quartet, of which he is a founding member.

Dr. Rice also maintains an active solo career with performances throughout the Southeast, including the North Carolina premiere of Eddie Bass's Sonata for Trombone and Piano in March of 2003.

In April of 2003, Dr. Rice performed Jan Sandstrom's BombiBone BrassBitt with the UNCG Symphonic Band. Dr. Rice is also active as a chamber musician and has performed with the UNCG trombone ensemble, including a solo performance with the trombone ensemble at the International Trombone Festival in Nashville, Tenn., in 2002 and has performed with ensembles throughout the United States and Europe.

For more information, contact Mr. Zambito at 1-304-384-6090 or pzambito@concord.edu.

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