VSO Partners With Beacock Music & Conn-Selmer, Inc. To Present “An Afternoon With David Rejano”

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L.A. PHIL PRINCIPAL TROMBONE PRESENTS MASTERCLASS AT BEACOCK MUSIC FOR AN AFTERNOON FILLED WITH MUSIC, DISCUSSIONS & MORE

FEB 22, 4-6PM ~ FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
YOUTUBE VIDEO (David Rejano)

(Vancouver, WA) Acclaimed trombonist David Rejano will appear on February 22nd from 4-6pm at Beacock Music for an afternoon of mentoring young musicians, conversation and a special appearance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra brass section, announced today by VSO Executive Director, Igor Shakhman. As part of this unique event Mr. Rejano will lead a public masterclass and answer audience questions in a lively Q&A session. This event will precede Mr. Rejano’s highly anticipated solo performances with The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on February 24th and 25th. Conn-Selmer, Inc. is generously sponsoring Mr. Rejano’s appearance.

About David Rejano

David Rejano is the Principal Trombone of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra since 2016. He was born in Badajoz (Spain), and initially studied music at the Conservatory in Madrid. Then he moved to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, with professor Gilles Millière, where he graduated with the Diplôme de Formation Supérieur – Mention très bien à l’unanimité and the Prix Spécial du Jury. He joins the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Principal Trombone this month.

As a student, David Rejano was a member of several youth orchestras, among them the National Youth Orchestra of Spain, the European Union Youth Orchestra, and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (with Daniel Barenboim and Pierre Boulez). He has performed as guest Principal Trombone with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris, and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, under the direction of conductors such as Kurt Masur, Valery Gergiev, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, and Andris Nelsons.

From 2002 to 2007 David Rejano was Principal Trombone with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, from 2007 to 2010 Principal Trombone with the Orquesta del Gran Teatro del Liceo de Barcelona, and from 2010 to 2016 Principal Trombone with the Münchner Philharmoniker. Rejano appears frequently as soloist and teacher at different festivals, such as the Concours National de Trombone de France, the Festival Européen du Trombone (Strasbourg), the Sapporo Festival, the Summer Brass Festival, and the International Trombone Festival.
David is very active teaching, giving masterclasses all over the world as well as coaching youth orchestras. He is a Bach Performing Artist.

About Conn-Selmer, Inc.

Conn-Selmer, under a portfolio of brands, is the leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur, and professional use. With a tradition of innovation and superior musical performance, brands such as Vincent Bach, C.G. Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, and Scherl & Roth have earned a legacy of respect unparalleled by any other builders. Through its educational outreach team, led by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Conn-Selmer is the industry leader in providing support and advocacy tools specifically tailored to music education.

About Beacock Music

Beacock Music is a family-owned company since 1976. The founders, Dale and Susan Beacock, opened the doors as a place for music lessons. Today, Beacock Music is one of the largest independent music stores in the country; boasting an award-winning Education Center, complete repair facilities, an outstanding School Services Division, a vibrant retail floor, Standing Ovation cafe, large rental and print music departments. Every summer, Beacock Music partners with the VSO to present the Musical Petting Zoo at the VSO’s Outdoor Concert In The Park, allowing children of all ages the opportunity to touch and try out a musical instrument.

Calendar Editors, please note:
An Afternoon With David Rejano, Masterclass & More Thursday, February 22nd from 4 to 6p
Beacock Music, 1420 SE 163rd Ave., Vancouver WA 98683
FREE and open to the public but reservations are required, as seating is limited.
RSVP to: theVSO@vancouversymphony.org or (360) 735-7278
Find out more at vancouversymphony.org

About The VSO

Now in its 39th season, The VSO has been a cornerstone of Southwest Washington's arts community, providing world-renowned classical music, promoting young musicians, and opening doors to classical music for young audiences through events such as the annual In-School concerts, Young Artists Competition and various family-styled special events and performances. A full-sized professional orchestra of over 70 core members provides performs a multi-concert classical season every year. Symphony performances are at Skyview Concert Hall, 1300 NW 139th Street, Vancouver.

About our Sponsors

The VSO is generously supported by All Classical Portland, Oregon Public Broadcasting, The Community Foundation of SW Washington, The Firstenburg Foundation, The Columbian, and Michelle’s Pianos.