Per Brevig Conductor

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May 2014
Per Brevig adjudicates for the 2014 Koussevitzky Piano Competition. The competition is arranged through the Musicians Club of New York.

January 24, 2014
Per Brevig conducts the Strathmere Festival Orchestra in an all-Brahms program at the Church of Saint Joseph in NYC's Greenwich Village. As music director of the Strathmere Festival Orchestra, he conducts Symphony No. 2 and Piano Concerto No. 2.

October 2013
Per Brevig is appointed to the board of the Musicians Club of New York. He also adjudicates for the 2013 Koussevitzky Competition for Strings, arranged through the Musicians Club of New York.

June 14, 2013
Per Brevig conducts the Strathmere Festival Orchestra in an all-Ravel program that includes:

• Le Tombeau de Couperin
• Ma mére l'Oye Suite
• Tzigane
• Pavane pour une Infante Defunte
• Piano Concerto in G major

May 21, 2013
Per Brevig conducts the Strathmere Festival Orchestra in an all-Haydn program that includes:

• Symphony No. 70 • Sinfonia Concertante • Symphony No. 101 — 'Clock'

May 5, 2013
Per Brevig conducts the opening concert in the Velika Gorica Brass Festival in Zagreb, Croatia, with the Croatian Army Military Wind Orchestra.

April 2013
The International Trombone Association presents a feature article about Per Brevig in its quarterly journal (April, 2013, Vol. 41, No. 2, Pg. 26).

April 5, 2013
Per Brevig presents an all-Mozart program.

January 18, 2013
Per Brevig presents an all-Beethoven program.

September 7, 2012
Per Brevig presents an all-Haydn program.

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 acknowledgment of his impact on the world of trombone performance." Brevig travels to Paris to accept the award at the annual International Trombone Festival.

May 17, 2012
Per Brevig presents an all-Brahms program.

April 17, 2012
Per Brevig presents an all-Schubert program.

January 13, 2012
Per Brevig presents an all-Mozart program.

October 30, 2011
Per Brevig conducts a concert at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center with the Grieg Festival Orchestra. It is "a commemorative concert and memorial concert for the victims of the tragedy in Norway," which includes:

• Grieg: Funeral March
• Symphony in C Minor
• Nordheim: Tenebrae (Darkness) for Cello & Orchestra (Darrett Adkins, Cello) • Grieg: Concerto for Piano in A Minor (Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano)

September 13, 2011
Per Brevig presents an all-Grieg program.

June 12, 2011
Per Brevig is appointed music director of the Strathmere Festival Orchestra. The inaugural concert was an all-Beethoven program featuring:

• Leonore Overture No. 3 • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor • Symphony No. 5 in C Minor

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's, wanted to memorialize their friend, who was a fellow student of James Lebens. Both James and Radegundis were former students of Per Brevig at Juilliard. The program for this concert included:

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.

  

Per Brevig has previously conducted eight orchestras in Brazil with many return engagements.