Giving back to the community through beautiful music


The Star-Spangled Banner - John Stafford Smith, arr. Carol M. Jensen

Armed Forces Salute - arr. Bob Lowden
(The official songs of the U.S. Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Air Force and Navy)

Overture to the Magic Flute - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Tango” from Suite Latinoamericana - Vinicio Meza

The Mill Creek Trombone Concerto - Samantha Hogan
I. The Mysterious Writing on the Trees in the Key of the Waterfall
Gavin Carney, trombone


Carmen Suite No. 1 - Georges Bizet
Prélude & Aragonaise
Les Dragons d'Alcala
Les Toréadors

Carmen Suite No. 2 - Georges Bizet
La Garde Montante
Danse Bohème

Finlandia, Op. 26 - Jean Sibelius

The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa, arr. Carol M. Jensen 

Programming subject to change



Concert in the Park

Gavin Carney, Trombone
Samantha Hogan, Composer of The Mill City Trombone Concerto
David Carrillo, Artistic Director and Conductor

Monday, June 3 – 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Brookview Park - 200 Brookview Parkway - Golden Valley, MN

If it rains, concert will be moved to:
Brookview Community Center - Upstairs Ballroom
316 Brookview Parkway South - Golden Valley, MN 55426

FREE Admission. Silent Auction begins at 6:30 PM

Can't make it? Make a donation.

(Chairs provided or bring a blanket to sit on)

Gavin Carney, Trombone

Gavin Carney is a music educator, performer, and doctoral candidate in the Doctor of Musical and Arts program in Trombone Performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. Carney has recently moved to the Twin Cities to continue his music career. His research focuses on the integration of music theory into the private teaching studio. In addition to his studies at UMKC, Gavin holds music degrees from the University of Iowa and Washington State University.

In addition to his notable performing experiences on tenor, alto, and bass trombone, Gavin has been an active pedagogue. Some of his past teaching experiences include serving as a Lecturer in Music at Truman State University, leading a large private studio in the Kansas City metropolitan area, giving numerous clinics and masterclasses in Washington, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri, as well as adjudicating for multiple festivals and academic performances.

Gavin’s students have seen success in many of their playing opportunities and he strives to give his students a well-rounded music education by including aural skills, written theory, and history into weekly lessons. Pedagogical goals for students include self-assessment and comfort on their instrument. He teaches students of all ages and has multiple years of experience working with students with special learning needs such as Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and ODD.

Samantha Hogan, Composer

Samantha began studying piano in 2000 and has been increasingly involved in music ever since!

She is currently a freelance composer and trombonist in the Twin Cities Metro and has played with many diverse groups such as The Minneapolis Civic, Golden Valley Orchestra, Westwind Swing Band, Swing Sisterhood Big Band, Minneapolis Trombone Choir, Coffoa Brass, and others.

Samantha earned a Degree in Music from Youngstown State University and loves to share her knowledge and love of music with both Children AND Adults. As a teacher, she aims to give her students the skills to be lifetime learners and have some fun along the way.

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