January 14, 2011 - Trumpeter Chris Gekker and pianist Rita Sloan will perform Brian Fennelly's Corollary III for trumpet and piano in recital at Bargemusic in Brooklyn, NY, at 8:00 pm. This piece was written for Chris in 1989 and was awarded first prize in the 1990 International Trumpet Guild
Composition Competition. For many years a member of the American Brass Quintet, Chris Gekker teaches at the University of Maryland and appears with various ensembles and artists, including Sting. Chris has recently recorded Corollary III with Rita Sloan for CD release.
Moored in Brooklyn just under the Brooklyn Bridge, Bargemusic presents great music up to five days a week, every week of the year.