Jacob Walls ’11, trumpet

The Williams College Department of Music will present a Junior Recital featuring Jacob Walls on Saturday, May 1, at 4:00 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public.

Walls will be playing music by Paul Hindemith, Mark Applebaum, Victor Ewald, Morton Feldman, Yves Chardon, as well as a piece by Olivier Messiaen arranged by Walls.

He will be joined by musicians Noah Lindquist ’08, Noah Wentzel ’13, Aaron Bauer ’11, Christina Knapp ’13, Andrea Currie ’10, Katie Palmer ’10, Joshua Blanco ’11, Elizabeth Irvin ’10, Nina Piazza ’12, Rob Silversmith ’11, Katie Yosua ’11, and Zina Ward ’12.

Jacob Walls is a junior from Forest Grove, Oregon, double majoring in music and philosophy. Now in his eleventh year of playing trumpet, Jacob is a member of several Williams ensembles and was featured in Ives’s The Unanswered Question with the Williams Student Symphony in 2009. Also active as a composer, today’s program includes his first arrangement, and the May 8 Symphonic Winds/Opus Zero Band concert will include a new work featuring Elizabeth Irvin ’10 and Peter Gottlieb ’11, horns. Jacob wishes to thank the twelve musicians performing with him this afternoon for their hard work. He also thanks his two trumpet teachers at Williams, Tom Bergeron and Paul Sundberg, as well as Mark Applebaum for making possible a performance of Entre Funérailles I.