Morgan and Wilt to Present Master Classes and Concert at SWOSU

Two master classes and a concert by internationally acclaimed trumpet player Huw Morgan and pianist/vocal coach Rebecca Wilt will be held Tuesday, January 22, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

All events are free and open to the public. The SWOSU Department of Music is sponsoring the activities.

Dr. Richard Tirk, associate professor of music at SWOSU, said the day will begin with a voice master class at 4 p.m. on the Fine Arts Center Auditorium stage followed by a trumpet master class in the Berrong Recital Hall.  The concert, also in the recital hall, will begin at 8 p.m. and will feature music by French composers. 

Morgan was the winner of the Prague Spring, Ellsworth Smith, Girolamo Fantini and Lieksa international trumpet competitions in 2016/2017. Recent concerto appearances include performances with the BBC National Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, and the Irish Chamber Orchestra. In addition to his solo career, he also serves as principal trumpet in the Sinfonieorchester Basel (Switzerland) and is a guest professor at London's Royal Academy of Music and the Hochschule für Musik in Basel.

Wilt has received national and international recognition as a virtuoso collaborative pianist. She has worked with many of the world's prominent wind instrument performers and vocalists. She has also served as pianist and vocal coach for several opera productions, including, La Boheme, La Traviata, Cosi fan Tutte, and Die Fledermaus, among others. She holds degrees in vocal coaching/accompanying and two degrees in vocal performance.

For more information, please contact the SWOSU Music Department at 580.774.3708.