Durango Chamber Music Festival :: Ten half-hour concerts June 7-11 & 14-18, 2021

Meet the Artists



Originally from Provo, Utah, Dr. Joseph Nibley taught at the University of South Alabama as an Adjunct Professor and The Florida State University as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Prior to joining the Fort Lewis faculty, he served as Trumpet Instructor for the Northside and Fort Sam Houston Independent School Districts in San Antonio, Texas. Nibley has performed across the United States and internationally with the San Antonio Brass Band, Albany Symphony of Georgia, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and others. As a soloist, he performed Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with the Albany Symphony in 2014, and was a five-time semi-finalist at the National Trumpet Competition. A champion of new music, he commissioned and premiered James Stephenson's Sonata No. 2 for Trumpet and Piano in 2014.

John O'Neal is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Music at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. He previously taught at the University of Texas-Tyler and was a Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas. O'Neal has performed throughout the United States and Europe and is currently the Principal Timpanist with the San Juan Symphony in Durango, Colorado. Additional professional experience includes performances with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra, Youngstown Symphony, Missouri Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Allen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, and the International Percussion Festival in Zagreb, Croatia. Mr. O'Neal has performed on numerous commercially released recordings for the Klavier, Naxos and GIA labels.

Dr. Angela K. Winter is an enthusiastic performer and educator currently serving as Assistant Professor Music, Horn and Director of Brass and Bands at Adams State University in Alamosa, CO. She has soloed, taught, and performed with a variety of ensembles throughout the United States, Mexico, Columbia and Europe. Angela has also recorded extensively, with releases on Ravello Records, GIA Publications, Klavier, Crescent Phase Records, and Highland Sound Productions. Passionate about chamber music, she performs and clinics extensively with a variety of chamber ensembles including the Madera Wind Quintet and Session Brass. Angela is originally from Memphis, TN, where she earned a bachelor's degree in music education from the University of Memphis. She holds an M.M. and D.M.A. in horn performance from the University of North Texas, and has taught at the University of Texas at Dallas and Texas Woman's University as well as in the public middle and high school system. In addition to her musical activities, Angela is an extreme dog lover and runner. She has four rescue dogs and has run more than 40 marathons and ultra-marathons.

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