Department of Music

Performance Listing

Visiting Artist Series: Jeff Nelsen, horn & Tracy Cowden, piano - 7:30 pm, Monday, October 21, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

The Visiting Artist Series of The School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema presents Jeff Nelsen, horn and Tracy Cowden, piano in recital. Visiting Artist Series tickets are $15 General | $10 Seniors | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old. Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.

One of the many pig-farm-raised Canadian magician horn players in the world, Jeff Nelsen has thrilled audiences and inspired students for over twenty years. He was the hornist with Canadian Brass (8 years), is professor at Indiana University (7 years so far…), gave a TEDx Talk about Fearless Performance, played on Broadway (2 full show runs), soloed on 5 continents, and performed with dozens of orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, Chicago, and Boston Symphonies and the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras.