Guest Artist in Recital - Thomas Hooten, trumpet with Dr. Janice Park, pianist
The Principal Trumpet of Los Angeles Philharmonic, Thomas Hooten will give a solo recital collaborating with Dr. Janice Park, Chapman Piano Faculty. Program to include Sonata by Halsey Stevens, Trumpet Concerto by F. J. Haydn, Legend by Georges Enesco along with works by Carl Hohne, Bruce Broughton, and Geoffrey Robbins.
About Thomas Hooten:
The Principal Trumpet of Los Angeles Philharmonic, Thomas Hooten, was born in Tampa, Florida. He earned his BM from the University of South Florida, his MM from Rice University, and his primary trumpet teachers have included Armando Ghitalla, John Hagstrom, and Don Owen. In 2000, Mr. Hooten earned a trumpet/cornet position with "The President's Own" United States Marine Band in Washington, D.C., where he was often a featured soloist. While living in the D.C area, Thomas was active in chamber and orchestral music, performing with groups including the National Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony, Washington Symphonic Brass, Arlington Symphony, and Baltimore Symphony. While still in the Marine Band, Hooten won the 2nd trumpet audition with the Richmond (VA) Symphony, and continued to work with them through 2004.
About Janice Park:
Janice Park, DMA, is an instructor of music and Coordinator of Secondary Piano at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman University. She is also 1st Vice President and Program Chair of the Music Teachers’ Association of California Orange County Branch. She received both Master degree and Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from Chapman University. She taught music theory and was the pianist for Women’s Choir at Chapman. She has also been a faculty member at the Irvine Valley College, the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and an Assistant Lecturer at USC. Dr. Park has received numerous honors and awards. Learn more...