Brass

Robert Conquer

FINALIST

Trombone
Ontario
20
Trombonist Robert Conquer is quickly establishing himself as one of Canada’s finest young musicians. Originally from Scarborough, Ontario, Robert studied privately with trombonist David Archer and played principal trombone in the Hannaford Youth Band and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra while in high school. He now studies at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Nitzan Haroz and Matthew Vaughn, as a Carrie L. Tolson Memorial Fellow. Recently, he toured Canada and Spain with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada as the Bank of Montreal Award of Excellence recipient. He is a First Prize winner of numerous solo competitions including the Canadian National Music Festival, North American Brass Band Association Championships, Ontario Music Festivals Association, Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival and the Hannaford Youth Band Competition.

Repertoire Final

HENRI TOMASI (1901-1971)

Concerto pour trombone et orchestre (17 min 37)

 

Final round

Repertoire Semifinal

JACQUES CASTÉRÈDE (1926-2014)

Trombone Sonatina (13 min.)

  1. Allegro vivo 
  2. Andante sostenuto 
  3. Allegro 

 

GARY KULESHA (Born in 1954)

Trombone Sonata (15 min.)

  1. Rubato 
  2. Allegro 
  3. Cantabile e rubato 
  4. Lively 

 

Ravel, L’enfant et les sortilèges

R. Strauss, Ein Heldenleben, op. 40

Semifinal round