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Contact: Matt Tarver Oct. 15, 2009
(337) 482-6397, WearRed@louisiana.edu
Peter Wood, trumpet professor at the University of South Alabama and Paul Morton, trumpet professor at UL Lafayette will perform in back to back concerts on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. Both concerts are in Angelle Hall on the UL Lafayette campus, start at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Dr Wood will be accompanied by pianist Robert Holm. The program will include a variety of works from the trumpet recital repertoire.

Dr. Morton will be assisted by Chan Kiat Lim, piano, the UL Lafayette Faculty Jazz Combo, and Josh Moorer, trumpet.

Dr. Peter Wood serves as Associate Professor of Trumpet at the University of South Alabama, where he teaches applied trumpet and music theory and coaches brass ensembles. As a trumpeter, he has performed throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Europe, and South Korea in a variety of solo, chamber, jazz, and orchestral settings.

Dr. Paul Morton serves as the Associate Professor of Trumpet at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In addition to graduate and undergraduate trumpet, he also teaches jazz improvisation, high brass pedagogy (trumpet and French horn), conducts the UL Trumpet Ensemble, and coordinates the student brass chamber music program.

He regularly performs with the Acadiana Symphony, the Rapides Symphony, the Louisiana Brass Quintet, and the UL Faculty Jazz Combo. International engagements have included a performance in St. Petersburg, Russia with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, a Belgium tour as jazz soloist with the UL Jazz Ensemble, and adjudication in the Hong Kong Music and Speech Festival.

About UL Lafayette

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the second largest university in the state, with over 16,000 students. It’s a public institution that awards bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. It includes diverse offerings from the humanities to scientific research and leads the nation in areas like computer science, biology and nursing. Its student-athletes – Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns – compete in NCAA Division I, the highest level of collegiate competition.

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