Neebe and Brown to present concert Feb. 18

Paul Neebe, trumpet, and Thomas Brown, organ, will perform a concert featuring music from the Baroque period to new contemporary compositions at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18 in Whitley Auditorium on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

Trumpet virtuoso Paul Neebe has performed widely throughout the United States and Europe as both an acclaimed soloist and respected orchestral musician.  Recognized for his beautiful solo sound and artistic flair, Dr. Neebe has been praised for his commitment to commissioning and recording contemporary American works for the trumpet.  Neebe is currently Principal Trumpet of the Roanoke Symphony (Virginia), the Charlottesville Symphony, and the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra in Virginia. 

Dr. Neebe received both the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School.  In 1999, Neebe completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at Catholic University of America.

Thomas Brown is one of the rare musicians who enjoys an active and varied career as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative artist as both pianist, organist and occasionally, as harpsichordist.  He has performed throughout the United States as a concert pianist and as an organist at American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society conventions.

Mr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and received the Master of Music degree from the Julliard School, New York.  He is Minister of Music for University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill.