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MA is Michael Anderson, ITG Web Site Director • NY is Neville Young, ITG Board Member from London • jazz_trpt is Jeff Helgesen, jazzer and TPIN Member • Pat_man is Pat Shaner, TPIN Member and Semi-Pro player • G. Peters is Grant Peters, Professor of Trumpet - Missouri State • G is Galen Tromble - ITG Vendor and TPINer • RB is Oklahoma City Univ. student Ryan Beach • SD is Steve Dillon, owner of Dillon Music and a exhibitor at the conference.

The 2009 ITG Conference Reporting Team

Michael Anderson (MA) is associate professor of trumpet at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University. Anderson is the administrator of the ITG Web Site and column editor for the Trumpet Technology column for the ITG Journal.

Stephanie Beatty (SB) is currently a Junior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is majoring in Music Education with a concentration in Trumpet. She studies under Dr. Kevin Eisensmith.

Kevin Eisensmith (KE) is the Vice President/President elect of the International Trumpet Guild. He is professor of trumpet and assistant chair of the Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Anne Hardin (AH) is the former editor of the ITG Journal and currently serves on its Board of Directors. She is the co-author of Inside John Haynie's Studio: A Master Teacher's Lessons on Trumpet and Life (UNT Press, 2007).

John Irish (JI) is associate professor of music at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas where he teaches the high brass studio. He is principal trumpet of the San Angelo Symphony and co-founder of Jazz Concho, a jazz sextet composed of local professionals.

Elisa Koehler (EK) is an assistant professor of music at Goucher College and the Music Director/Conductor of the Frederick Symphony Orchestra. She currently serves on the Editorial Committee for the ITG Journal and has written numerous articles, reviews, and conference reports for the ITG since 2002.

Gary Mortenson (GM) is in this eighth year as publications editor for the International Trumpet Guild. He is professor of trumpet and Head of the Department of Music at Kansas State University.

Paul Mueller (PM) recently received a master's degree from Kansas State University where he taught half the trumpet studio and performed in the faculty brass quintet. He is currently a doctoral student in the studio of David Hickman at Arizona State University.

Vera H. Olcott has served on the ITG Board and as the conference photographer since 2001. She uses an Olympus Camedia E-1 digital camera with two SWD lenses. Performing artists and lecturers can contact her for high-resolution photos via Email (verahorven@hotmail.com).

Eric Starnes (ES) is majoring in music education at Kansas State University where he studies trumpet with Paul Mueller and Gary Mortenson. He has plans to pursue graduate work in trumpet performance. Eric is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

Neville Young (NY) is an amateur trumpet player from London. He is an ITG Board Member and was ITG News Editor 2003-2008.

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