Jack Burt, DMA, has joined the University of Maine's School of Performing Arts as an assistant professor of trumpet. He earned degrees from the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Texas at Austin, with additional private studies in Berlin. His teachers include James Darling, Mary Squire, Keith Amstutz and Raymond Crisara.
Until his appointment to the University of Maine faculty, Dr. Burt had held the position of Associate Professor of Trumpet at Texas A&M University-Kingsville since 1991. While in Texas he also served as principal trumpet of the Corpus Christi Symphony and the Victoria Symphony Orchestras, appearing with both groups as a soloist. He presented clinics at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and was a frequent clinician and recitalist in the South Texas area. Prior to coming to Texas he performed in Mexico City as principal trumpet of the Orquesta Filarmonica de la UNAM and was also a member of the Orquesta Filarmonica de la Ciudad de Mexico. Dr. Burt is also a contributor of articles and reviews to the ITG Journal, the latest being an article on rotary trumpets in the March 2004 Journal.
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ITG Journal, March 2004