Episode 7: Trumpet Queen Mary Elizabeth Bowden
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Folks, do we have a treat for y'all today or WHAT? The number 7 is said to be lucky, and we were very lucky indeed to snag an interview with none other than the trumpet queen herself, Mary Elizabeth Bowden! (Brass aficionados, you're welcome.) You MIGHT know Mary from her extensive solo career.....OR from her touring with the Kassia Ensemble....OR from her popular Instagram account, @marytrpt.....OR from.....(Okay, we'll stop now. You'll have to listen to the full episode to hear about her 3469873 other projects.) 

Highlights include: a special performance from Mary's album Radiance, the number of trumpets and mouthpieces that can fit in a single tiny backpack, and a deep-dive into Rachmaninoff's "Symphonic Dances". 

  • Get more Mary at www.marybowden.com, on IG at @marytrpt, and on Facebook and YouTube at Mary Elizabeth Bowden.
  • Celebrate the 4th with us at Crump Park this Sunday at Red White and Lights. No ticket required!
  • Single tickets go on sale August 2nd. Keep an eye on our calendar for more info.
  • Please enjoy this image of "Rock Mannenough".


Got a burning classical music question? Email us at podcast@richmondsymphony.com with the subject line "Question of the Week" and we might answer your question in a future episode. (Please be sure to indicate if you are comfortable with your name being shared.) All questions welcome!

See ya next time!

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