The 2010 ITG Conference Reporting Team
Brook Ayrton (BA) studied trumpet at the Canberra School of Music and then the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In Sydney, Brook works as a freelance musician in many styles of music including jazz quartet, big band, Salsa, and African music genres.
Bob Burne is a Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Earth Sciences in The Australian National University. He is a Board member of PHOTOACCESS, and plays trumpet with the National Capital Orchestra (Canberra) and cornet in the Hall Village Brass Band.
Alex Cook (AC) is a junior music education major at Kansas State University where he studies trumpet with Gary Mortenson.
Kevin Eisensmith (KE) is the President of the International Trumpet Guild. He is professor of trumpet and assistant chair of the Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
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.
Katherine Klinefelter (KK) is a graduate of Grand Valley State University where she studied trumpet with Richard Stoelzel. She currently is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Kansas State University where she studies with Gary Mortenson.
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.
Marc Reed (MR) is assistant professor of trumpet and assistant director of bands at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a member of the ITG Book Review and ITG Recording Review staffs.
Brian Williams (BW) is a senior performance major in the trumpet studio of Gary Mortenson at Kansas State University.
Joseph Walters is in his tenth year producing layouts for the ITG Journal and the ITG Web Site and is an amateur trumpet player from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he is principal trumpet of a local civic orchestra, the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra.