On May 15, 2024
Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Andrew Loose plays Grace Church

Submitted-Andrew Loose

Sunday,  May 19 at 4 p.m.—RUTLAND—There will be a trumpet recital featuring Andrew Loose, trumpet, and Alastair Stout, organ and piano at Grace  Church, 8 Court St., in Rutland on Sunday at 4 p.m. 

Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Andrew Loose is an accomplished  jazz and classical trumpet recitalist, building a performance career in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and Miami. He has performed alongside renowned musicians, Sean Jones, Tim Warfield, Dennis Mackrell, John Secada, Christine Jensen, and Brian Lynch and has accompanied Gloria Estefan, Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Miller, Matthew Morrison and John Williams. Loose has also performed as a soloist and bandleader at a variety of locations and for several different events, including the prestigious opening gala of the Frost Science Museum.

What truly sets Loose apart is his compositional abilities. He has been commissioned by some of the most prestigious ensembles at the Frost School of Music, such as the Stamps brass and woodwind quintets and the Frost Studio Jazz Band. Loose also performs many of his own compositions as well as winning a student downbeat award in the category of graduate blues/pop/rock for his work in the Funk Fusion Ensemble, for which he wrote the music.

Loose’s recital at Grace Church will feature a diverse selection of music, from Eduardo Batiste to Alexander Arutunian and will include Loose’s own transcriptions of works by Bach and Dvorak. Loose will open the concert with the fantastic Concerto in F minor by Oskar Böhme. Grace Church Director of Music Ministries Alastair Stout will accompany on the church’s magnificent Steinway grand piano and Aeolian-Skinner organ.

For more information, visit: gracechurchvt.org.

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