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Under the direction of Dr. Todd J. Hastings, the Midwest Trumpet Festival's mission is to gather leading performers, educators, students, and community for an intensive time of large and small continuing education sessions, master classes, recitals, and concerts. The festival will also serve to bring together the community of professional trumpet pedagogues and performers from the Midwest region. The festival will feature renowned trumpet performers and scholars and is open for the public to attend.

Todd Hastings. Vince DiMartino is one of the most sought after trumpet performers and educators. At that time, Mr. There he teaches trumpet, jazz history, and coaches brass and jazz ensembles. Vince DiMartino is equally known as a jazz artist. The International Trumpet Guild has featured Mr.

DiMartino also was a guest at the University of Kentucky Conference in , an event that Professor DiMartino hosted at this same location in He also appeared as guest soloist with the Boston Pops on their Summer Tour in and for a national television broadcast of the same. DiMartino is the first civilian to perform with this ensemble. The band has recorded three CDs for Dorian Records. With Dr. Schuyler Robinson, Mr. The duo was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

He also was a featured artist-teacher at the Kiev International Trumpet Competition in Throughout his teaching career, Professor DiMartino has been a member of the artist faculty of many international seminars and courses.

This award is given nationally each year to one person in each state in The United States. These ensembles have ranged from the Phoenix Symphony to the U. Lonnie has traveled the globe performing and representing Kansas City Jazz at major jazz festivals and shows around the world. Wayne Newton, Sammy Davis Jr. He is currently co-principal trumpet of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra. Active as both a recitalist and a chamber musician, he has premiered a number of solo and chamber works.

He is the first brass player from Eastern Europe to earn a doctorate degree from a major American university. Iskander Akhmadullin's website. Amlung regularly performs with orchestras throughout the U. An active chamber musician and recitalist, Dr.

Amlung has appeared in solo and chamber situations throughout the U. Performing many different styles of tunes, BA Brass has nine players from different backgrounds who love playing anywhere and everywhere. There are many members from Pittsburg State University. Equipment and sound is managed by Caleb White. Prize-winning pianist Natalia Bolshakova enjoys an active performing career and has been praised for her beautiful and electrifying playing, astonishing versatility and artistry.

Her wide repertoire encompasses works from baroque era to the newest music composed for her. He is an accomplished trumpeter, educator, bandleader, and composer, and since he has been a fixture in the Chicago jazz and latin music scenes. A native of Austin, Texas, the list of artists he has performed, recorded, and toured with is as varied and impressive as his skill set.

His work has been heard at international jazz festivals in Chicago, Telluride, Montreaux Switzerland , the Netherlands, and Finland. Tito Carrillo is also active in jazz education, and was appointed as full-time jazz trumpet professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Prior to his appointment at Illinois, he served on the faculty at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, as well as at Northwestern University.

Tito Carrillo's website. At a young age, B. He seemed to find a way to marry both interests when he began collecting and learning about a wide variety of musical instruments. Discovering he had a natural aptitude for working with his hands, Corrigan found himself pursuing a career in Band Instrument Repair. It was there in Minnesota that he discovered his true calling of hand-crafting musical instruments. Following Red Wing, Corrigan apprenticed for four years at a custom brass instrument manufacturer in the Boston, MA area.

Over the years, Corrigan has worked with and consulted for a wide range of both small custom, and large band instrument manufacturers. His philanthropic pursuits, and knowledge of instruments have earned him much respect.

In , New Orleans mayor, Mitch Landreau presented Corrigan with a key to the city for his role in the recovery effort post Hurricane Katrina. He has always been a passionate individual, and attributes much of his drive and perseverance to his time in the Boy Scouts of America, earning the rank Eagle Scout, and his four years marching with the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps.

David Cooper is widely recognized as one of the most versatile trumpets players in the Midwest. As an educator, Dr. Cooper is the professor of trumpet and jazz studies at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville.

In , Dr. Cooper hosted a trumpet festival that attracted over participants. Among the festival activities was a recital that featured himself with principal guests Adolph Herseth, Doc Severinsen, Charles Lazarus, members of the Minnesota Orchestra trumpet section among other wonderful players. As a published author, his website, allthingstrumpet. David is also in demand as a composer and arranger with numerous jazz, rock and commercial ensembles, large and small.

He has composed and sequenced soundtracks for theater, television, radio and corporate purposes. David Cooper's website. Eric Dickson serves on the faculty at Truman State University, where he teaches trumpet, directs the Truman Trumpet Ensemble and Truman Brass Choir, and coordinates a student brass quintet program. During the summer, Dr. He has presented master classes and clinics to students around the country, including appearances at Auburn University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Dickson is also a contributor to the Journal of the International Trumpet Guild, having written articles on life as a touring musician and on the influence of music theory in performance. His current duties include directing the Southern Jazz Orchestras, Coaching Brass Quintet, Trumpet Ensemble, in addition to teaching the trumpet studio.

During his tenure at Faith he annually taught music to over students annually in addition to coordinating all fine arts activities throughout the campus. Freddie Green's website. Greg Grooms, a Kansas City, Missouri native, began playing trumpet at age 10, playing his first trumpet solo with piano at his sixth grade school band concert. Ben Hay. Benjamin Hay is a trumpeter and educator based in Northeastern Oklahoma.

Benjamin holds degrees from Oklahoma State University B. Performance , the University of New Mexico M. Performance , and the University of Oklahoma D. A Performance. In the fall of , Dr. Prior to his appointment at NSU, Dr. Hay served as Adjunct Instructor of Music at Tulsa Community College, where he taught applied trumpet, applied horn, music theory, jazz improvisation, jazz combo, and chamber brass.

A frequent recitalist, Dr. Additionally, Benjamin has studied composition and arranging with Marvin Lamb, and horn performance with Eldon Matlick. Ben Hay's website. Trumpeter Alan Hood hails from the small upstate New York hamlet of Pumpkin Hook and has been performing music for over 30 years.

He is among featured soloists on the band's live compact disc recording "A Hot Night in Paris," on the Atlantic jazz label and appears on well over forty other jazz, commercial and classical recordings.

Dividing his career between performing and teaching full time at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music as Professor of Trumpet, Al directs the Lamont Jazz Orchestra and performs extensively with Lamont's artist-in-residence ensembles, the faculty brass quintet, and the faculty jazz ensemble. Prior to his appointment with the University of Denver, Alan taught jazz trumpet and musicology at the University of Miami while pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in jazz performance.

A leading authority on the life and work of jazz trumpet legend, Clifford Brown, his doctoral research topic, Al has to his credit, several published articles on Brown and has been invited to present his findings at international conferences. Nick Catalano's recent biography of Clifford Brown, published by Oxford University Press, showcases Al Hood's major contributions as chief research consultant and primary interviewer. His research and performance is utilized in a newly released video documentary on Brown Brownie Speaks by Don Glanden and he has been consulted by Jazz at Lincoln Center's Education Department for assistance with their Clifford Brown exhibit that is now a part of the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame.

Alan Hood's website. While completing his Doctor of Musical Arts at Arizona State University, he conducted extensive research on the subject of orchestral auditions for trumpet. David Hunsicker's Website. In addition to his position at TCC, Koehler is also an active performer, clinician, and writer in the central United States.

Koehler has also given a number of recitals at academic institutions such as Missouri Southern State University, University of Kentucky, and University of Louisville.

Grant S. He is currently serving as President of the International Trumpet Guild. Prior to his appointment at Missouri State, he served as co-principal trumpet of the Orquesta del Principado de Asturias in the northern Spanish province of Asturias During the season, he was a member of the Columbia Artists Management ensemble Dallas Brass, touring throughout 26 states and Canada. A solo album entitled Friendly Amendments with organist Charles W.

Ore, consisting of previously unrecorded works for trumpet and organ by American composers, was released in Spring


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