February 5 Faculty Recital: Brian Chin

Trumpeter and SPU Assistant Professor of Music Brian Chin presents a recital by his new chamber music ensemble, Torch. Poised between progressive jazz, post-rock, and contemporary classical music, the quartet’s original compositions are a playful juxtaposition amidst our heady intellects and our groove-craving souls.

Torch is a reference to Thomas Mann’s aesthetic mantra, “Art is the sacred torch that must shed its merciful light into all life’s terrible depths.” Besides Professor Chin, Torch includes Eric Likkel on clarinet, Brady Millard-Kish on bass, and Ben Thomas on vibes and percussion.

Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012