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​Chris Van Hof
Chris Van Hof, trombone, Guest Artist Recital

Monday, March 5, 8:00 p.m.

Gore Recital Hall


​A native of Grand Rapids, Mich., Chris Van Hof is the assistant professor of trombone at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and serves as principal trombone for the Muncie Symphony Orchestra. Chris is a proud performing artist for S. E. Shires Custom Brass Instruments and Facet Mutes.

Chris leads an active and varied career as a performer in all styles on the trombone and euphonium; a teacher and clinician in brass, chamber music, and jazz; and a writer and arranger of music for ensembles from trombone choir to symphony orchestra. He has performed regularly with the Fort Collins Symphony (CO), the Cheyenne Symphony (WY), and the orchestras Madison, WI, Rochester, NY, as well as the acclaimed Boulder Brass. He recorded two albums with the funk band the Po Boys Brass Band that also included many of his original compositions. He co-founded the Emerald Brass Quintet and still performs with that group throughout the United States. He has played in big bands backing up Johnny Mathis, Slide Hampton, Stefon Harris, Clay Aiken, and Frank Sinatra, Jr.


Artist's website


There is no charge for this event.