GWU Trumpet Summit

The Third Annual Gardner-Webb University (GWU) Trumpet Summit was held January 14-16, 2017.

The event was organized and hosted by Tim Hudson. Guest artists included: Charles Schlueter, former principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony; James Ackley, University of South Carolina; Vince DiMartino, Centre College (Emeritus); Gabriel DiMartino, East Carolina University; Rich Harris, Charlotte Symphony; Tim Hudson, Gardner-Webb University; James Stephenson, Composer.

On Saturday, January 14, the Ol' 74 Jazz Band under the direction of Seth Carson presented a concert featuring soloists Vince and Gabriel DiMartino. On Sunday, January 15, Charles Schlueter, Vince DiMartino, James Ackley, Rich Harris, Gabriel DiMartino, and Tim Hudson all performed in the Distinguished Artist Recital. On Monday, January 16, Jim Stephenson led a discussion in the morning. In the afternoon, master classes focused on audition advice, orchestral playing, commercial playing, and freelancing.

Source: Tim Hudson, Gardner-Webb University 

Trumpet Summit trumpet ensemble with James Ackley, Tim Hudson, Michael Brotherton, Adam White, Vince DiMartino, Anthony Lacivita, Gabriel DiMartino, Christina Smith, Rich Harris and Robbie Collins (not in photo)

Charles Schlueter, Vince DiMartino, Gabriel DiMartino, Tim Hudson, Joella Utley


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