Intermezzo Sunday Concert: Cliff Newton & Friends

Event Type: Library Program
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen
Date: 2/14/2016
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
 Featuring trumpeter Cliff Newton
with Dr. Bill Prince, Bob Gauger, Bonita Wyke, Dennis Hunsicker, Glynda Newton and Pat Brown
  • Paul Hindemith: Mit Kraft (from Sonata for Trumpet)
  • Mikhail Bronner: ďAnd tomorrow will be better than yesterday..." [on YouTube]
  • Howard Buss: Evening Shadows (from Contrasts in Blue)
  • Alan Hovhaness: Haroutiun "Resurrection"
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Romance (from The Gadfly)
  • Darius Milhaud: Saudades do Brazil
  • Louis Armstrong: Some Day Youíll Be Sorry
  • Astor Piazzolla: Buenos Aires Hora Cero

Although Cliff Newton retired from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra after 32 years as Principal Trumpet, in addition to teaching he maintains a busy and varied performance schedule that out-paces what most college freshmen could handle. Formerly a member of the NORAD Band in Colorado Springs, Colorado, he currently is Acting Principal Trumpet for the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and performs as soloist with the Belle Fleur String Quartet and the Palm Court Society Orchestra. He also is co-founder and an active member and of the Ancient City Brass Band, as well as of The One Step Ahead of the Law Brass Band (Edelweiss Piraten), a polka/oompah ensemble. A native of Central Florida, Cliff began studying trumpet at age 12 and received Bachelor degrees in Music Performance and Music Education from the University of South Florida. He later earned a Master's degree in Trumpet Performance with an emphasis on college-level teaching from the University of Northern Colorado. Mr. Newton has been an instructor of trumpet at the Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada, as well as at Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida, and currently teaches through the North Florida Conservatory. An aficionado of early jazz, Argentine tango and American Civil War era brass band music in addition to classical,† Cliff and his wife, J-Sym violinist Glynda Newton, have provided live music for both private and public functions since 1978 through their company, Newton Musical.
Library: Main Library
Location: Hicks Auditorium
Contact Number: 630-2665