"Break a Lip!" Music 101

Micah Wilkinson, PSO Principal Trumpet

WEDNESDAY, february 6, 2019
Dorothy Porter Simmons Regency Rooms at Heinz Hall, 12.30-1.30pm

Micah Wilkinson began his trumpet studies in sixth grade in Atlanta and went on to graduate from St. Olaf College in Minnesota.  He pursued additional studies at Arizona State University and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg before embarking on an orchestral career.  He held positions with the Houston Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Oregon Symphony and the Tucson Symphony, and served as Principal Trumpet with the San Diego Symphony for three years before being appointed Principal Trumpet of the PSO by Manfred Honeck, beginning his tenure in January 2018.  Micah was a featured artist at the 2017 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Hershey, PA, and he is an accomplished teacher, clinician and chamber music coach.  In the summers he serves as a teaching artist at the Round Top Festival Hill Institute in Texas.

Here is a link to an interview that Jim Cunningham of WQED did with Micah reviewing the PSO360 concert in early December featuring the PSO Brass. Toward the end of the interview Jim and Micah talk about Micah's life and career: https://www.wqed.org/fm/podcasts/thesymphony/micah-wilkinson

Lunch options for Music 101:
-       Order an $11 brown-bag lunch from the Common Plea, including a sandwich, fruit and chips (menu & deadline below)
-       Cup of gourmet soup - $2
-       Complimentary desserts
-       Lunches available 11.15am onwards
-       Or you can bring your own brown-bag lunch!

Sandwich menu for February 6th:
1. Virginia Ham and Muenster on Brioche Roll
2. Grilled Chicken Caesar GF Wrap
3. Grilled Vegetables & Red Pepper Hummus on Ciabatta Roll
(all selections accompanied by Seedless Mandarin Cutie and Kettle Chips)
Today’s $2 soup – Minestrone with Spinach (no need to order ahead)

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