Faculty Recital: Luis Fred, trombone

Thursday, October 4, 2018 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

UCF Trombone Professor, Luis Fred, presents a recital. Featuring faculty guest artist, Thad Anderson, percussion.

Luis F. Fred was appointed Assistant Professor of Trombone at the University of Central Florida in 2017. Mr. Fred was principal trombone of the Puerto Rico Symphony (1998-2017) and professor of trombone at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music (2001-2017). He has extensive symphonic experience having played with major organizations such as the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony and Houston Symphony orchestras. He was co-principal trombone of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid (Madrid Opera) and Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla in Spain.

Mr. Fred is a member of Trombones de Costa Rica (TCR), a quartet that specializes in bringing Latin American music to international audiences. He has toured with TCR having travelled Argentina and the United States. Other chamber music credits include performances with the Chicago Music of the Baroque, the Casals Festival chamber players, a residency in the United Kingdom with the Harlaxton Chamber Music Festival, and recording in Caribe Clarinete with Puerto Rico Symphony principal clarinetist Katherine Jones. 

As a soloist, he has performed with ensembles such as the Puerto Rico Symphony, US Army Orchestra (American Trombone Workshop), Banda Sinfónica de Santa Fe (Argentina), and multiple university ensembles in the United States and Latin America.

Mr. Fred has recorded with the Puerto Rico Symphony on a Grammy-nominated production of Rafael Hernandez's Cofresí. Other recording credits include the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid for the Deutsche Gramophone Label and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla for Sony Classical. 

Free and open to the public, no ticket required.

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