Jason Bergman to University of North Texas

Dr. Jason Bergman has recently been appointed as Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the University of North Texas effective in August 2015.

He has been serving as the Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professor of Trumpet at the University of Southern Mississippi since 2010. He previously performed as Associate Principal Trumpet of the Santiago Philharmonic in Chile, and is currently Principal Trumpet of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and Mobile Opera.  

Bergman has given recitals and masterclasses at more than 30 institutions worldwide, including: the Peruvian Trumpet Seminar, Música nas Montanhas Festival (Brazil), University of São Paulo, Florida State University, University of Georgia, Baylor University, Texas Christian University, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, and many others. He has performed or presented clinics at conferences of the International Trumpet Guild, International Tuba Euphonium Conference, the College Music Society, Mississippi Bandmasters Association, and Mississippi Music Teachers Association. His debut solo album, On The Horizon, is available on the MSR label and has received many positive reviews. 

Jason Bergman is a contributing author for the Grove Dictionary of American Music, Second Edition.  He also currently serves as editor of the Orchestra Section Profile and as a recording reviewer for the International Trumpet Guild. 

Bergman holds a bachelor of music degree in trumpet performance from Brigham Young University, master of music degrees in trumpet performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan, and a doctor of musical arts in trumpet performance from the University of Michigan. His principal teachers include William Campbell, David Brown and Woody Yenne.  He also has had additional studies with Philip Smith, Paul Merkelo and Tom Booth.

Jason Bergman is an endorsing artist for Bach trumpets.

Source: Erin Lancaster, Director of Communication and Marketing, College of Music, University of North Texas

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