Buckmaster Performs at International Conference

Matthew Buckmaster was invited to perform with the renowned Cramer Choir at the International Trombone Festival in Valencia, Spain.

Matthew Buckmaster, associate professor of music and education, 

Buckmaster (right) with Cramer Choir Director Dr. Irv Wagner after the performance.
was invited to perform with the renowned Cramer Choir at the 2015 International Trombone Festival on July 11 in Valencia, Spain.

Buckmaster performed alongside university professors and professional musicians from across the United States in the prestigious ensemble. The performance, held at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Joaquín Rodrigo, was a featured concert at the major international conference in the field. With a diverse program of musical works including the tour-de-force Musique á Curitiba by Jean Michel Defaye featuring acclaimed international soloist Jacques Mauger, the performance received a standing ovation from the audience.

In addition to the performance, Buckmaster attended the conference as a member of the International Trombone Association Journal Staff. For the fourth time, he was invited to cover the conference to publish a feature article on the events. He has previously written articles for the ITA Journal for the 2008, 2013, and 2014 festivals.