Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
11am—1pm, Room 118 Murphy Hall
2:30pm—5:00pm Room 114 Murphy Hall
Jon Lewis graduated from the University of Kansas in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in trumpet performance. Since that time he has lived in the Southern California area. Jon now enjoys the distinction of being one of LA's top "studio musicians." He can be heard on over 500 movie soundtracks including: GI Joe,Race to Witch Mountain, Ice Age 3, Wolverine, the Wolfman, Surrogates, Couple’s Retreat as well as Avatar and Toy Story 3. Jon has played on over 1000 television shows, and his solo trumpet has been heard regularly on the JAG and Star Trek television programs for the last 15 years.
Jon can also be heard on the recordings of Ringo Starr, Amy Grant, KD Lang, Mariah Carey, Puff Daddy, Graciela Palafox, and Bruce Lofgren. He is Principal Trumpet in the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra and Co-Principal Trumpet of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, along with performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Pasadena Symphonies.
Sponsored by ROKI (REACHOUTKANSAS.ORG) as part of the KU BRASS AND PERCUSSION MASTER SERIES, and, KU BANDS, Paul Popiel-Director.
For more information, contact the KU School of Music for more information at 785-864-3436. MUSIC.KU.EDU.