Trombonist Performs at Informally-Formal Recital

February 21, 2012


BUFFALO, NY – ArtsCanisius presents an Informally-Formal Chamber Recital featuring Timothy Smith, second trombonist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), on Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 the Montante Cultural Center. 

Smith will be joined by fellow BPO members Jonathan Lombardo, alto trombone; Jeffrey Dee, bass trombone; Daniel Kerdelewicz, French horn; Amy Glidden, violin; Jacqueline Galluzzo, violin, Kate Holzemer, viola; David Schmude, cello; and Daniel Pendley; double bass. The performance will include the Concerto for Alto Trombone written by Leopold Mozart (W.A. Mozart’s father), and arrangement of the adagio from J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe, a trio sonata by Albinoi and two works for brass, Verne Reynolds’s 6 Duos for Horn and Trombone, and Folke Rabe’s Basta for unaccompanied trombone. 

Smith joined the BPO in 2009. He was previously acting principal trombone of the San Diego Symphony and Opera and acting second trombone for the Jacksonville Symphony. Smith has performed internationally and is a founding member of the Second City Brass Quintet and the award-winning CT3 Trombone Quartet.

Informally-Formal Chamber Recitals are part of Canisius and the BPO Connection at Canisius College. These performances offer fine desserts, delightful conversation and wonderful chamber music performances with members of the BPO at Canisius. Tickets are $15 general admission and $7 for students and can be purchased in advance online or at the door. 

The ArtsCanisius series at Canisius College presents concerts by professional musicians, including members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Canisius faculty, art shows and lectures by professional artists, as well as student recitals. For more information, contact the Fine Arts Department at (716) 888-2536 or visit

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