Anne McNamara to Illinois State

Anne McNamara has been appointed instructional assistant professor of trumpet at Illinois State University, where her duties will begin in Fall 2019. Previously she was the assistant professor of trumpet at Campbellsville University.

Dr. McNamara works regularly as a freelance trumpeter throughout the state of Kentucky including performances with the Louisville Master Chorale and Louisville Orchestra. In addition to performing, she also actively pursues the commission and performance of new works such as her commission of Carson Cooman’s Sonata for Flugelhorn and Piano and the adaptation of Kevin McKee’s A Winter’s Night. She is also very active as a clinician and educator giving many university and high school master classes each year. In April 2019 her debut album, A Winter's Night, was released on the Arts Laureate record label and is available for purchase and streaming on CD Baby, Amazon, ITunes and Spotify.

Anne earned a BM in Music Education and a Jazz Studies minor from James Madison University, a MM in Trumpet Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a DMA in Trumpet Performance from the University of Maryland. Dr. McNamara is a contributing member of the International Trumpet Guild and a Yamaha Performing Artist. For more information, please visit www.annemcnamaratrumpetcom.

(Source: Anne McNamra)


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