March 24 concert: Trumpet repertoire spans four centuries

trumpets-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Chris Wurst, trumpet, and Elena Panchenko, piano, will perform four definitive pieces from the standard repertoire for solo trumpet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University as part of the Faculty Artist Series.

Proceeds benefit the WSU School of Music scholarship fund. Visit for a complete schedule.

WSU faculty member Chris Wurst.

Tickets will be for sale in the lobby 30 minutes before the concert. They are free to WSU students with ID. The cost is $10 general admission and $5 for non-WSU students and those age 60+.

Moving chronologically from the 17th-18th century Baroque to the 20th century, the concert will include works by Telemann, Neruda, Enesco and Halsey Stevens. The pieces exemplify how the trumpet and its repertoire developed through time. Wurst is a music instructor at WSU.

Two concerts remain in this year’s WSU Faculty Artist Series: Beethoven Sonatas III on March 28 and Solstice Wind Quintet on April 21.


Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148,