Faculty note: Gaines is guest trumpet soloist in Slovakia

Adam Gaines, Associate Professor of Music, will be the guest trumpet soloist with the Zilina Conservatory Big Band for two concerts in Slovakia, one in Zilina and one in Martin, this Wednesday and Thursday (June 22-23). Pieces will include Charlie Parker’s “Anthropology,” Dizzy Gillespie’s “A Night in Tunisia,” and Jerome Kern’s classic ballad “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” among others. The big band is made up of talented high school and college-age students from around Slovakia and the Czech Republic.