Spotlight Series:
Phil Sullivan, Trumpet
"Old World/New World"

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Phil Sullivan, Trumpet
Eric Malson, Piano

Generously presented by the Bizzarro Agency.

This concert will last approximately 1.5 hours including intermission.


Introducing our new solo recital series which puts the spotlight on the incredible musicians of the WHCO!  Come hear a dazzling solo performance by Phil Sullivan, our Associate Principal Trumpet, as he plays works by Hindemith, Tchaikovsky, and more!  

Free and open to all ages. 



Origins                                                                                                 Sean O’Loughlin (1972- )

Sonata for Trumpet                                                                             Paul Hindemith (1895 - 1963)

Rose Variations                                                                                   Robert Russell Bennett (1894 - 1981)

Was I not a Blade of Grass?                                                                Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
None but the Lonely Heart
Adieu, forets

Suite for Trumpet Solo                                                                        Edward Hoffman (1946- )

Slavische Fantasie                                                                              Karl Hohne (1881 – 1934)

About the Artist

Phil Sullivan is a trumpeter and recitalist originally from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. He has taken performing and teaching engagements in California, New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and North Carolina and internationally in Italy.  He has also performed and conducted internationally in Italy.  Equally at home as a soloist, orchestral, and chamber musician, Phil has performed in a wide variety of styles and venues including Carnegie Hall as principal trumpet, and The Isabella Stuart and the Children’s Museums in Boston as a chamber musician and soloist respectively. 

From 2007 to 2010 he was the Trumpet Studio Coordinator at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2010 he moved to Boston to freelance and was a guest lecturer at Northeastern University. Currently, Phil is Artist in Residence at St. Stephen’s Church in Orinda, California and Park Avenue Congregational Church in Arlington, Massachusetts.  

Phil holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University, as well as a Master’s Degree from the New England Conservatory.  He completed his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 2014.