Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Visiting artists Mark Baldin, trumpet, and Jon Warfel, piano, will collaborate to present a recital. Baldin joined the Rockford Symphony Orchestra in 1980 and has held the position of Principal Trumpet since 1984. He also plays Principal Trumpet with the Wheaton Symphony, the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra and the Rockford Wind Ensemble, and has performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Grant Park Symphony. Besides his work in symphonic venues, Baldin also performs in other musical genres such as big band, Dixieland jazz, brass quintets, musical theater and brass bands. Baldin will collaborate with pianist Jon Warfel, faculty artist at North Central College. This event is free and open to the public.