Buddy Deshler to Furman University
Buddy Deshler will join the faculty of Furman University as assistant professor of trumpet in Fall 2022.
His career has taken him around the country, as well as internationally, and has allowed him to share the stage with ensembles such as the King’s Brass, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, Foden's Band, his own Vice City Brass, The Phoenix Brass Collective, and as a member of the Dallas Brass.
As an educator, Mr. Deshler serves as CEO, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the nonprofit organization, "Brass Institutes of America" which encompasses The Fredericksburg Brass Institute and Tidewater Brass Institute, two-week long summer music festivals offering a rich immersion in masterclasses and seminars, large and small ensembles, instrument exhibits, participant recitals, and free concerts featuring renowned guest artists. Deshler also serves as President of the Nova Trumpet Collective which is a nonprofit that aims to elevate the trumpet chamber music standard through accessible performance and outreach with an emphasis on diverse representation of musicians and repertoire. Deshler is also an active member of the International Trumpet Guild by occupying the role of Youth Day Coordinator, scholarship competition judge and coach, as well as being a frequent clinician and session host of Trumpet Ensemble Reading Sessions and Chamber Music seminars.