St. Louis Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist Gerry Pagano will present a free guest artist recital in Illinois State University’s Kemp Recital Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. Pagano will be accompanied by Illinois State School of Music Assistant Professor Tuyen Tonnu on piano.

Pagano will perform Concerto for Bass Trombone by Eric Ewazen; Sonata Rhapsody “the Arch” by James Stephenson; and Patrick McCarty’s Sonata for Bass Trombone.

A graduate of the Juilliard School, Pagano is also a member of the Trombones of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, a chamber ensemble that performs concerts and conducts master classes in the Midwest region.