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July 2012: Per Brevig is the recipient of the coveted International Trombone Association's 2012 ITA Award.
The Award is presented to him "In recognition of his distinguished career and in acknowledgement of his impact on the world of trombone performance." He travelled to Paris to accept the Award at the annual International Trombone Festival in July. Per Brevig has previously received the Neill Humfeld Award for Teaching Excellence and is a life time member of ITA.

Per Brevig appointed Music Director of the Strathmere Festival Orchestra.
The inaugural concert took place on June 12, 2011 in an all Beethoven program:

Leonore Overture No. 3
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Mei-Ting Sun, piano
Symphony No. 5 in C minor.

The next concert took place on September 7, 2012 in an all Haydn program.

The next concerts will include programs of music with all Grieg, Schubert, Mozart, Brahms and Haydn.

On January 18, 2013, there will be a program of music by Beethoven.

On October 30, 2011 Per Brevig conducted a concert at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center with the Grieg Festival Orchestra: "A Commemorative Concert and Memorial Concert for the Victims of the Tragedy in Norway"

Grieg: Funeral March
Symphony in C minor
Nordheim: Tenebrae (Darkness) for Cello and Orchestra, Darrett Adkins, cello
Grieg: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

On June 1, 2011 Per Brevig conducted a concert with Orquestra Sinfonica da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, in a program that included the premiere of Eric Ewazen: "Songs of the Sun" for trombone and orchestra. The soloist was James Lebens. The concerto was commissioned in memory of Brazilian trombonist Radegundis Feitosa Nunes who died in a tragic automobile accident. Brevig, Lebens and Ewazen, who were close friends of Radegundis', wanted to memorialize their friend who was a fellow student of James Lebens - both former students of Per Brevig - at Juilliard.

Per Brevig has previously conducted eight orchestras in Brazil with many return engagements. The program for this concert was:
     Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
     Ewazen: Cancoes Du Sol (Songs of the Sun)
          Em homenagem a Radegundis
          Estreia mundial, para trombone e orquestra
     Bizet: Symphony in D major.


Berit Brevig
Personal Representative
Telephone: 201-750-0525
Fax: 201-750-0526

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