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University of Kentucky Trombone Octet | Michael Cotten: With Sword and Crown

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Michael Cotten: With Sword and Crown

by University of Kentucky Trombone Octet

Influenced by an eclectic mix of styles, including Tchaikovsky and Philip Glass, this piece has a driving, dance-like energy that pushes forward throughout the entire song.
Genre: Classical: Chamber Music
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Recording, Engineering - DBH Sound

Production - Abigail Craig, Bradley Kerns

Art/Layout - Abigail Craig

New Branch Records

Recorded December 9th, 2015, DBH Sound Studio

Composer - Michael Cotten
Composer and musician Michael Cotton has been a student of music from a very young age. He began with piano when he was 10, added trumpet at 12, and classical guitar at 15. His interest in composing began around the same time, and he would sometimes write his own songs for the instruments that he played.

In his undergraduate career at the University of Kentucky, he helped arrange marching band tunes during his freshman, sophomore and junior year, and as a senior he has continued to do so on his own. He has also arranged two marching band shows for Western Illinois University, one of which was performed in Chicago’s 2015 McDonald’s Thanksgiving’s Day Parade. Michael’s other complete, original compositions include pieces for solo piano, young band, and trumpet. He cites some of his main influences as Tchaikovsky and Philip Glass.

Michael is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education. In the future, he hopes to attend Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM) to complete a Master’s degree in composition. His ultimate goal is to inspire young musicians, to preserve and advocate for the art form, and continue to advance it into the future.

University of Kentucky (UK) Trombone Octet
This ensemble is a subgroup if the UK Trombone Choir that meets as a chamber ensemble in both the fall and spring semesters. The ensemble explores all genres and styles of music from baroque to jazz and is comprised of music majors as well as students from other colleges within the University. Recent invitations and performances include the 2013 Eastern Trombone Workshop, the 2013 International Trombone Festival, the 2014 Kentucky Music Educators Conference, the 2014 International Trombone Festival, the 2016 American Trombone Workshop, and the 2016 Great American Brass Band Festival. The ensemble regularly hosts Guest Soloists. Recent guests include world class musicians Cynthia Lawrence (former MET Soprano), Douglas Rosenthal (Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra), Tim Smith (Buffalo Philharmonic), Ben van Dijk (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra), Joseph Alessi (New York Philharmonic), Matt Neiss (US Army Blues), Peter Ellefson (Northwestern University), and Michael Davis (Rolling Stones).



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