Katie Prior, ITG member and tenth grade trumpet player from Oklahoma was recently honored at the White House for founding the Youth Trumpet & Taps Corps, a service organization for high school trumpet players who sound taps at military funerals.MORE
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Several trumpet artists, teachers and manufacturers visited Mizzou with clinics and master classes during the 2014-15 academic year: professor of trumpet at the University of New Mexico and ITG past president Jeffrey Piper; Boston Brass founder Jeff Conner; and founder and president of Warburton Music Products Terry Warburton. Principal trumpet of the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra and professor of trumpet at the National University and the Arts School Dmitry Lokalenkov and his students gave a recital at the University of Missouri during their USA tour.MORE
The 2015 Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition was held on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas on Saturday, September 19, 2015. First held in 1993, and co-sponsored by the International Trumpet Guild and the Herb Alpert Foundation, this bi-annual competition is considered the world’s most prestigious for jazz trumpeters. The winner of the competition receives $10,000, and the runner-up receives $5,000. The co-hosts for this year’s competition were Amanda Pepping, Aric Schneller and Randal Adams.MORE
University of Louisville
University of Louisville
The School of Music at the University of Louisville has an immediate opening for a Graduate Assistantship for the University of Louisville Trumpet Studio.
Duties to include:
Assist the trumpet and brass faculty with teaching, studio and area logistics as well as performance duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be an effective teacher and motivator of university students with varying levels of experience. The Graduate Assistant should be able to teach & perform in a variety of styles, have a brass pedagogical framework as well as great organizational skills.
Admission to the University of Louisville Graduate program and School of Music; completion of an audition in front of the trumpet and brass faculty.
A complete application for the University of Louisville Graduate Program and the Assistantship includes: a letter requesting consideration for the assistantship, a Graduate School application form (http://louisville.edu/music/apply/graduate), two letters of recommendation, official undergraduate transcripts, scores from the aptitude section of the Graduate Record Examination, playing audition and a personal interview. For application and recommendation forms or additional information, contact:
Laura Angermeier, Senior Academic Counselor
Dr. Michael H. Tunnell, Professor of Trumpet