Concert Band, Southeast Wind Symphony Performing April 30


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 17, 2009 — The Department of Music in the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts at Southeast Missouri State University will present the University Concert Band and the Southeast Wind Symphony in concert April 30.

The University Concert Band and Southeast Wind Symphony, under the direction of Barry Bernhardt, will join forces for their final concert of the spring semester at 7:30 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus.

Selections on this concert will include music by Christopher Tucker, Alfred Reed, Quincy Hilliard and David Sampson. Joining the bands will be two soloists, Marc Fulgham, trumpet, and Randall Smith, saxophone.

MARC FULGHAM, TRUMPET Fulgham, professor of music at Southeast Missouri State University, received his doctor of music appreciation degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder, his master’s degree from Wichita State University and his undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University.  He is the principal trumpet of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra and a founding member (and leader) of the Southeast Faculty Brass Quintet. 

Fulgham has a very busy performing schedule and is in demand as an adjudicator and clinician at high schools and universities.  He has been twice invited to perform with the Festival of Trumpets at the International Trumpet Guild Convention and has made six appearances as a soloist or clinician at the Missouri Music Educators Convention.  Fulgham has been teaching at Southeast Missouri State University since 1990.


Smith, professor of music at Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo., teaches saxophone and music theory. He holds bachelor of music education and bachelor of music in saxophone performance from Southeast Missouri State University and master of music and doctor of music in saxophone performance degrees from Indiana University, where he was a student of Eugene Rousseau.

While at Indiana University, Smith was an associate instructor of saxophone and a member of the Indiana Saxophone Quartet. He also has studied saxophone with David Green, Kenneth Fischer and Larry Teal; oboe with Jerry Sirucek; bassoon with Charles Smith; clarinet with Henry Gulick and Bernard Portnoy; and flute with Charles Smith and Harry Houdeshel. Smith has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Puerto Rico.

TICKETSTickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (573) 651-2265. Tickets also may be purchased at all MetroTix outlets, online at, keyword “wind” or by calling toll-free (800) 293-5949.