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Southington Brass

Thank you to fellow WordPress blogger Erik Semmel for letting me know about his organization, the Southington Brass, some time ago on this blog. Based in Southington, CT, the Southington Brass is calling on trumpet players worldwide to join them … Continue reading

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New Blog

Greetings trumpet ensemble blog followers! I have launched a new blog on trumpet pedagogy: I would really love to hear your thoughts on it and hope it proves to be a handy resource for a trumpet players worldwide!

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Dissertation on the value of students playing in trumpet ensembles

This dissertation from Ohio State University by Jonathan Bosarge looks to be extremely interesting, discussing the pedagogical value of college students playing in trumpet ensembles. I am really looking forward to giving it a read!

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MSU Trumpet Ensemble at ITG

Greetings all! Sorry – I’ve been away for so long! I will be performing this summer as part of the Michigan State University Trumpet Ensemble at the 2012 International Trumpet Guild conference. It should be an interesting show with lots … Continue reading

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Chamber Music in the U.S. Army Field Band

It is interesting to note that in the U.S. Army Field Band, several chamber ensembles exist. This page lists the ones that are currently in existence. One of which is a trombone quartet (I have posted a video of them). … Continue reading

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Suite for Three Trumpets – Tomasi

Earlier in the semester, I mentioned that Henri Tomasi wrote a Suite for Three Trumpets. This piece has been newly recorded on a new album by French trumpeter Erik Au Bier, famous for being the first player to record Chayes’ … Continue reading

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