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Timothy Wootton to host faculty trumpet recital at Evangel University

Published on Mar 4, 2022 by Erin Hedlun

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – Timothy Wootton, EU adjunct faculty member and director of the student brass ensemble, will present a faculty trumpet recital in the Barnett Recital Hall on Evangel’s campus on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

The concert will feature Timothy Wotton (trumpet), Melinda Jones (collaborative pianist), Dawn Gutierrez (soprano), Bob Swanson (trombone), and David Nace (percussion).

The program will feature arrangements including Handel’s “Let the Bright Seraphim” from “Samson,” Enrique Granados’ “Spanish Dance, Op. 5, No. 5, Andaluza,” and Michael “Bear” Schwartz’s “Portraits of Masada.”

The event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person at

Timothy Wootton

About Timothy Wootton

Wootton joined the Evangel Music Department faculty in 2007, teaching applied trumpet and brass techniques. He also directs the EU student brass ensemble and performs in the faculty brass quintet. In addition to his service to EU, Wootton also teaches applied trumpet and directs the trumpet ensemble at Southwest Baptist University and serves as a guest artist faculty at the Midwest Trumpet Festival.

He has performed with the Kansas City Symphony, Tulsa Symphony, Wichita Symphony, Arkansas Philharmonic, and others, and is a member of the Springfield Symphony, Ozarks Lyric Opera, and the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas.

As a chamber musician, he has performed with over a dozen brass quintets in Arizona,

Arkansas, and Missouri. As a soloist, he was a prizewinner in the International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition and gave the world premiere of the Michael “Bear” Schwartz Trumpet Sonata in Three Movements with wife and pianist, Carla Wootton.

He holds a master’s degree in Trumpet Performance from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance from Missouri State University.

The Department of Music

The Music Department at Evangel University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and offers majors in Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music: Recording Technology, and Music: Worship Leadership. Each program is carefully designed to ensure that students build strong musical skills, gain professional training, and experience a wide range of musical activities.



About Evangel University

Evangel University, with the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the Church and society globally. Evangel and AGTS serve more than 2,200 students from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, offering 70 undergraduate majors and 19 master and doctoral degrees.