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THE 2011 INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD CONFERENCE, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

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DAILY REPORT

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GARY MORTENSON

SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2011

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The Festival of Trumpets Ensemble performs Magnifiat a33 by Gabrieli

Saturday, May 28

Mark Boren Warmup Session (AF) MarkBoren'smorningwarmupsessionbeganwitha refreshingandcomprehensiveapproachtoestablishingconceptualroutinesandpracticestrategies.Asaguidefortheclin-

ic,Borenprovidedadetailedhandoutofmusicalexcerptsfrom his130 Lessons for the Developing Trumpet Player.Theseexercises cover a wide range of musical and technical concepts includingbreathingetudes,buzzing,longtones,flowstudies, flexibility,articulation,andmultipletonguing. Overthecourseoftheclinic,Borenprovidedseveralfascinatinginsightsregardingsomeofthecommonmisconceptions of trumpet playing. During one such moment Mr. Boren explainedthatmusiciansshouldbeawarethatthetuningslide controls the tendency of the instrument and the player controls the pitch. Boren's method of established routine, while comprehensive,provedtobemeticulousinitslayeringofprinciplesandconceptsthatareessentialfortrumpetstudentsof alllevelsofexperience. Jason Harrelson Clinic (AF) JasonHarrelson'sTrumpetInnovationsclinicturnedoutto beadelightfulcombinationofpassionandpersonalmission. Harrelsonbringsauniquestoryanddrivetothefieldoftrumpet design that is focused around his desire to not only ease trumpetperformanceburdensbuttosharetheabilitytomake musicaccessibleforall.Throughathoroughyeteasilyunderstandable discussion of physics and sound waves, Harrelson presentedhisideasofhowtodiminishtheenergylossthatnaturallyoccursduetovibrationthroughtheuseofstandingwave

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efficiency. Harrelsonexpressedhisdesiretoaffectchangeinthemanufacturing community through the sharing of these ideas and theideasofotherswithinthecontextofagreatercommunity. Harrelson'sintuitivenaturetoquestion,dissect,learn,and shareknowledgewiththetrumpetcommunitywasmorethan evidentandgreatlyappreciatedduringhisclinic.

as related to these instruments and musicians. Olson entertainedtheroombyreadinga1928 letterfromHoltonto Clarke,askingClarketotakea50% paycutfromaprevious endorsementdealandhavenowrittencontract.

Trio performs on Méndez instruments L ­ R: Rolf Olson, David Reynolds, Larry Johansen

Jason Harrelson

David Reynolds and Rolf Olson Clinic (MR) David Reynolds and Rolf Olson presented an informative session about the trumpet collection held at the National MusicMuseuminVermillion,SouthDakota.Theyopened with a rousing trio performed on three of Rafael Méndez's trumpets.ThepresentationcenteredontheHoltonCompany andthedevelopmentofitsinstrumentsinthelatenineteenth andearlytwentiethcenturies.ReynoldsandOlsondisplayed severaltrumpetsborrowedfromthemuseum.Theseincluded aHolton/Clarkecornet,aHolton/Heimcornet,Holton/Glantz trumpet,andHolton/Llewellyntrumpet.LarryJohansenperformedHerbertL.Clarke'sBride of the Waves,accompanied byJohnWalker,onanoriginalHolton/Clarkecornet.Rey noldsandOlsonalsodiscussedtherootsofendorsementdeals

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Trumpet and Organ Recital (KD) CentralLutheranChurchinDowntownMinneapolis,with itsbeautifulvaultedceiling,intricatestainedglasswindows, andmarblepulpit,wastheperfectsettingforamorningevent subtitled Trumpet and Organ Music. Trumpeters Martin HodelandThomasReiner,withsurpriseguestAmandaPepping,presentedanoutstandingselectionofBaroqueandcontemporarypiecestoalargecrowd.Organistforthemorning's concertwasAaronDavidMiller. Board member Michael Chapple made introductory remarksandinformedtheaudiencethatscheduledperformer NathanielMayfieldwasunabletoattendduetounforeseen travelcomplications.Toaccommodateforthischange,the programorderwaschangedandAmandaPeppingandorganistAaronDavidMillersuppliedadditionalmusicforthe event. TheconcertbeganwiththeTartiniConcerto in D,performedbyThomasReineronpiccolotrumpet.Thepiece show asedtheexpressionandmusicalitythatReinerisknown c forandthebalancebetweenhissoundandtheorganwas superb.NextwasMartinHodelperformingOkna--Windows (After Marc Chagali) byPetrEben.Thisfour-movementwork wasinspiredbydistinctivestainedglasswindows,theimages of which Hodel projected on a screen for the audience. Hodel'splayingwaspreciseandhissoundrichandcolorful. AaronDavidMillerwasfantasticandthedepthofsoundsand stopsutilizedintheorganpartwereparticularlyinteresting. ReinercontinuedwithBachConcerto in D BWV 972.The longandtaxingphrasesthatcharacterizethispiecewereperformedwithgreatenergyandfacilitythroughout. OrganistAaronDavidMillerreallypulledoutallthestops (punintended)whenheperformedanimpromptusoloforthe nextportionoftheconcert.Improvisingadarkandaggressive melody,Millershowcasedthepedalsanddarkestsoundsof ITG Journal Special Supplement 3

isterandexpressionwereevidentoneveryphrase,particularly inthefirstmovement.Hodel'sfinalperformanceofFarrell's deeplyemotionalpiecewasfilledwithdistinctivejazzelements andapervasivemelodythatgrewsteadilythroughoutthework untilitstriumphantconclusion. Ray Vasquez Clinic (KK) RayVasquezpresentedacliniccalled"TheDrumCorps TrumpetPlayer."Vasquezexplainedthatdrumcorpsaimto pursueexcellenceinmusicandmarchingusingbrass,percussion,andcolorguard.Hegaveexamplesofprofessionaltrum-

Amand Pepping

thisbeautifulinstrument.Alsoperformingonshortnoticewas AmandaPepping,whopresentedTorelliSinfonia in G onnaturaltrumpetwithorgan.SpecialthankstobothAaronand Amandaforperformingadditionalmusic,onshortnotice,and withnorehearsal. FillingoutthebackhalfoftheprogramwasConcerto in D byStölzelandWhat a Friend We Have in Jesus byGrahamFarrell.Reiner'sperformanceoftheConcertowashismost expres iveoftheday.Hisbeautifulapproachtotheupperregs

Ray Vasquez

petplayerswhodiddrumcorpsincludingChrisandMichael Martin,WayneBergeron,andothers.Vasquezbroughtmost of the horn line from the Minnesota Brass Corps, an all-age corps.Hediscussedwarmuproutinesanddemonstratedthese withthecorps.TheyincludedbreathingfromThe Breathing Gym, mouthpiece buzzing, long tones, flexibility,chordsandvolumeexercises, singingandexpertsfromtheshowfor technique.Theplayersaregivenspecific thingstofocusonwhenplayingthese excerpts.Movementisusedthroughall theseexercisestoincorporatethemusical andvisual.Theclinicendedwithaquestionandanswersegment.Theclinicwas enlighteninganddidagreatjoboutlining whatacorpsdoes. Awards Luncheon (GM) ITGhasatraditionofgatheringtoshare amealandtopresentitsannualawardson thelastdayofeachconference.Thisyear ITGPresidentKevinEisensmithpresided asthemasterofceremoniesfortheevent. Afteranexcellentmeal,PresidentEisensmith introduced Alan Siebert who, in turn,introducedeachofthecompetition chairswhoannouncedtheresultsofeach ofthe2011Competitions.Theleadership

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L ­ R: Aaron David Miller, Martin Hodel, Thomas Reiner

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ITG Chairs and Coordinators for 2011 CompetitionsChair: AlanSiebert SoloCompetitionChair: OrchestraCompetitionChair: JazzCompetitionChair: YouthCompetitionChair: ScholarshipChair: PreludesCoordinator: FestivalofTrumpets: ExhibitsCoordinator: MartinHodel JeremyBrekke GrantManhart KellyParkes WadeWeast MichaelArndt DavidBaldwin GrahamSteeds

Youth Solo Competition Under Age 18 1stPlace StevenFranklin Teacher:TerrySchwartz 2ndPlace ThomasMartin Teacher:ChrisO'hara 3ndPlace LukeSchwalbach Teacher:MarkClodfelter Solo Competition Finals 1stPlace RyanBeach 2ndPlace TonySadlon 3rdPlace MarcusFlore Teacher:BarbaraButler Teacher:JohnMarchiando Teacher:FrankRomero

Orchestral Excerpt Competition Finals 1stPlace RyanBeach Teacher:BarbaraButler 2ndPlace PeixangLi Teacher:SteveLeisring 3rdPlace MarkPetersen Teacher:RichardStoelzel Jazz Improvisation Finals 1stPlace BennyBennack 2ndPlace WaynePearcy 3rdPlace JakeBaldwin Teacher:LaurieFrink Teachers:CharlesLewis andDarrenBarnett Teacher:JohnMcNeil

2011 ITG Conference Competition Results Youth Solo Competition Under Age 14 1stPlace ForrestJohnston Teacher:RichardJohnston 2ndPlace MinChoi Teacher:SunHoonCha 3rdPlace AnnieAmen Teacher:MichaelHillman ofthe2011 ITGcompetitionsandtheawardwinnersare shownaboveineachofthevariouscategories. TheluncheoncontinuedwiththepresentationofITG's majorawards,theITGhonoraryAwardandtheITGAward ofMerit.Thisyear'swinnersoftheseprestigiousawardswere asfollows: 2011 ITG Honorary Awards: RogerDelmotte SusanSlaughter 2011 ITG Awards of Merit: BryanGoff WilliamPfund The luncheon concluded with President Eisensmith's thanksgivento,andspeechesgivenfrom,ConferenceHosts DelLyrenandSteveWright. Banquet Gallery Pictures

Alan Siebert, Chair of ITG Competitions

Del Lyren and Steve Wright, 2011 ITG Conference Co-Hosts

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2011 ITG Scholarship Winners

Youth Competition, Age 14 ­ 18: Steven Franklin (L), first place; and Luke Schwalbach (R), third place

Forrest Johnston and Min Choi (Youth Competition, Under age 14)

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Solo Competition winners L ­ R: Marcus Flore, Tony Sadlon, Ryan Beach

Jazz Competition winners L ­ R: Jake Baldwin, Wayne Pearcy, Benny Bennack

Orchestral Exceprt Competition winners L ­ R: Mark Peterson, Ryan Beach, Peixang Li

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ITG Award of Merit recipients Bryan Goff (left) and William Pfund (right)

ITG President KevinEisensmith presents the ITG Honorary Award to Roger Delmotte

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ITG Honorary Award recipient Susan Slaughter

2011 ITG Conference Co-Host Del Lyren

2011 ITG Conference Co-Host Steve Wright

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Festival of Trumpets by Kelly Deklinski and Gary Mortenson TheOldGuardFifeandDrumCorpsBugleGroupdelightedaudiencestoapreludeperformancedressedinfullcolonial regalia,completewithtricornerhatsandtailedjackets.The group,consistingoftwelvebuglersandonefielddrummer, performedaselectionoftraditionalmartialtunesincluding The Loyal Patriot andSeventh Cavalry.Fromstarttofinish, thisgroupwaspolishedandprofessionalandepitomizedthe lookandsoundsofatraditionalcavarlygroup.(KD) Sonata XX (1615)byGiovanniGabrieli(ed.DavidBaldwin) includedorganistAaronDavidMillerandwasconductedby DavidBaldwin.ThisworkincludedthetalentsofapproximatelyfortymusiciansandgottheFestivalofTrumpetsoffto arousingstart.TypicalofGabrieli'smusic,thisworkwasfor fiveantiphonalchoirsandincludedthemasterful"bouncing" ofsoundGabrielibecamefamousforduringthelateRenaissanceera.Blend,balance,intonation,rhythmicuniformity, andoverallstylewereallcommendablebythislargegroupthat literallysurroundedtheaudiencewiththeirsound.(GM) "Aria"fromSonata for Trumpet and Piano byFlorPeeters wasconductedbyBettyScott.Theseven-memberensemble performedthedistinctivehauntingmelodyofthiswellknown workasitiswritteninitsoriginalsoloversion.Theunique blendofeachplayer'stonefilledtheroomwitharichunison soundthatwaswellbalancedandintunethroughout.The timbreofthegroupwasfurtherenhancedbytheaccompaniment,performedbyAaronDavidMilleronorgan.(KD) Fanfare for a Great Teacher byEricEwazenwasconducted byMichaelAnderson.Thisworkwascommissioned"tohonor thecareerandretirementofBobLevyfromLawrenceUniverITG Journal Special Supplement 9

The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Bugle Group

sityinAppleton,Wisconsin."Abrilliantfanfare,thisworkfeatured alternating homophonic and polyphonic playing with greatcountermelodiesandfanfare-likerhythmicdevicesthat were highlighted with an effective use of dynamics throughout.(GM) Ave Maria by Cesar Alejandro Carrillo (ed. Rob Roy McGregor)wasconductedbyMr.McGregor.Thisbeautiful choralewasfilledwithsuspensionsanddramaticresolutions. Thesevenmemberensembleworkedasachorusthroughout, releasingandbreathingtogetherandtaperingeachreleaseper-

fectly.Theever-growingmelodyconcludedinafullfinalstatement,withtheconductorbowinggracefullytosignalthefinal release.(KD) WilliamPfundconductedTribute for Eight Trumpets by EricZiolek.Thisworkstartedwithaunisonfanfarethat quicklygavewaytopointillisticpresentationsofmotivicmaterialpassedfromonemusiciantothenextaroundtheensemble.This"bouncing"ofsoundwasinterspersedwithmoments wherevarioussonoritieswithinthegroupcametogethercreatingreallyeffectivecontrastingelementsthatkepttheaudi-

Ave Maria conducted by Rob Roy McGregor

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Fanfare for an Angel by James Stephenson

ence's attention throughout. This was an interesting work playedwithgreatattentiontodetailandprecision!(GM) Fanfare for an Angel byJamesM.Stephensonwasdedicated to Jeanne Pocius. This dynamic fanfare was performed by a quartetoftalentedtrumpeters.Theopeningstatement,filled withenergyandanexcitingaccentedmotif,contrastednicely withinterludesofaheroicmelodythatpassedseamlesslyfrom playertoplayer.Thepiecereturnstotheopeningstatement, evenlouderandmoreaggressive,tobringthepiecetoanexcitingconclusion.(KD)

Kelly Rossum conducts his work Serenity Valley

Conductedbythecomposer,Serenity Valley byKellyRos sumfeaturedantiphonaltrumpetssetuparoundtheChurch. ThebeautyofRossum'sswellinglyricismwasreallyeffective. This work set up melodic frameworksofgreatdepthand power in an "event"-type framework that left room for the musicians to layer their sound within certain parametersmaintainedbytheconductor/composer. It was great to sit back and enjoy the various melodic textures "ebb and flow" throughout the sanctuary.Theoveralleffectwasethereal,eloquent,andquitemoving. This piece reminded this reporterofMarkIsham'scomMussorgsky's Pictures conducted by Stephen Chenette

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positionalstyleandwasonethatwould benefitfromrepeatedhearings.(GM) Past ITG President Stephen Chenette conductedPictures at An Exhibition by ModestMussorgsky(arr.PhilipNorris). Thenine-memberensembleperformed four movements from this well-known workwhichhighlightedsomeofitsmost recognizable themes. The promenade statement,heardthroughout,showcased impressiveensembleunisonsandoctaves. The"OldCastle"and"BabaYaga"movementsemphasizedthegroup'stoneand theexcitingconclusion,"TheGreatGate atKiev,"demonstratedawidearrayofdynamicsandarticulations.(KD) Hymn au Sacre-Coeur byNajiHakimfeaturedAaronDavid MilleronorganandwasconductedbyJeremyBrekke.Thick textures in the trumpets with brilliant fanfare lines and a rhythmicinterplaybetweendupletandtripletunisonfigures wereinabundancethroughoutthework.EspeciallynoteworthywasthepiccoloworkbetweenRichardStoelzeland William Pfund. This piece is not for anyone looking for a "breather"onatrumpetensembleconcert.Theentireensemble displayed great mental and physical endurance in playing this challenging work!(GM) David McChesney next conducted the popular "Toccata" from Symphony No. 5 by Charles Marie Widor (arr. Fenner Douglas)foreighttrumpetsandorgan. The bright and bouncy theme was performedwithdetailandprecisionandthe articulation was consistent throughout. OrganistAaronDavidMillerdidanexcellentjobwiththedexteriousorganaccompaniment.(KD) Magnificat a33 by Giovanni Gabrieli (reconstructedbyCliffordBartlettand AndrewLawrenceandeditedDavidBaldwin)forsevenchoirsofbrassincludedall oftheparticipantsinthisyear'sFestivalof Trumpets. I can only say the "massed sound"ofthechoirs,literallyallaroundthisgloriousspacewas trulysomethingtobehold.Wehadtrumpetsinfront,balcony right, balcony left, main floor back... not to mention the

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Hakim's Hymn conducted by Jereymy Brekke

David Baldwin conducts the Magnificat by Gabrieli to conclude the Festival of Trumpets

organcrankedopenwithallstopsengaged.Dav idBaldwindidatrulyadmirablejobofholding everything together in what must have been a realjoytoexperiencefromthepodium.Bravoto alltheplayersforatremendousendtoatruly magnificentconcert.(GM) Joey Pero in Concert ( JI) JoeyPeroisarisingstarinthetrumpetconstellation. Now based in New York City, Pero at tendedtheJuilliardSchoolwherehestudiedwith RayMaseandMarkGould.However,hismain influencewasMaynardFerguson.Tonight'sperformance demonstrated he has plenty of chops andincredibletechnique,butheneverovershadowedthemusic.Hecoveredtheentirerangeof the horn with phenomenal control. Pero has a recent recording out, Resonance, that features a widevarietyofmusicfromBachtostraightaheadjazz,androck.Manyofthesongsfrom thatCD wereplayedtonight. Theconcertgotunderwaywiththetraditional "passingofthebugle"fromDelLyrenandSteve 12 ITG Journal Special Supplement

The "Passing of the Bugle" takes place between Del Lyren and Steve Wright, and Robert and Lauren Murra

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performancesfromthepianoandtrumpetwererightonthe mark. Afinalpiece,Defying Gravity,withitssolidrockbeat,gave Pero plenty of impetus over which to blow and brought the concerttoarousingconclusion.Atotallythrilledaudience greetedthemwithastandingovation.Asanencore,theypaid tributetothegreatjazztrumpeterCliffordBrownwithCherokee.Peroreallyburnedthoughthechangesatablistering temposhowingusanotherfacetofthisverytalentedmusician. Printup, Stamm, and Bergeron with the Steve Wright Big Band (MR) Thefinalconcertofthe2011 conferencefeaturedhostSteve WrightandhisstellarbigbandwithjazzgreatsMarvin Stamm,LouiseBaranger, MarcusPrintup,andWayneBergeron.Theenergyintheroomwaselectricastheseworldclass artistsgaveperformancesfittingforthisinternationalstage.

Joey Pero

Wright--currentconferenceco-hoststoRobandLauren Murray--hostsfornextyear'sgathering. Peroandhisband(madeupofpiano,guitar,bass,and drums)thentookthestagewithPosed to the King,theirnodto Elvis.Theydefinitelyfireduptheballroomwiththeirelectrifyingsound.White Party,anoriginalbyPero,maintainedthe energyalreadysetinmotion.Inadditiontohistrumpetplaying,healsoshowedoffhisvocalskills.Crazy byGnarlsBarkley wasacaseinpoint.Alongwithsoulfulplayingandsomevery hotlicks,hissingingcertainlyaddedanotherlayerofinterest to the band's performance. Members of his band were duly featuredintheirownsolospaceasthenightprogressed,clearlydemonstratingwhatafinegroupofmusicianstheyare.The groupnextperformedLooking In, whichwasanintrospective ballad.Pero'ssmooth,flowinglinessetthemoodperfectly alongwithalovelyharmonicpalette.Rapt,anotheroriginalby Pero,showcasedhissoaringtoneandwonderfultechnique.An extendeddrumsoloensuredastrongrhythmicelementtothe piece. Resonance,atrackfromhisCD openedthesecondhalfand hadadrivingstraightaheadgrooveontopofwhichPeroadded verytastysoloriffs.Followingpianoandguitarsolos,thetune morphedintoadifferentgroovethattookthingsinanew direction.TheyreturnedtotheopeningfeelasPerocontinued toburnupthehorn.Anatmospheric,gentlylopingversionof thegreatGershwinclassicSummertime againeasedthemood. Thefullrichtoneofthetrumpetcontrastedintriguinglywith themelodiclinesoftheslightlydistortedelectricguitar.Piano and bass solos complemented the feel nicely. Firefly, a Pero original,waspremieredthisnight.Thesonghadaninnocent, appealingaurareminiscentofawarmsummernight.Sensitive

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Steve Wright

TheconcertopenedwithWrightandthebandperforming Take Two.Wrightshowedwhyheisoneofthetopjazzartists intheMidwestbyblastingoutatastysolo.Stammtookthe stage and played three numbers: Caravan, You Don't Know What Love Is,andStrike Up The Band.Hesentthecrowdinto orbitonCaravan,showingthathehasthestaminaandphysicality to compete with anyone. Following this he facetiously askedthecrowd"WillyoustilllovemewhenIplaylowand ITG Journal Special Supplement 13

one solo chart by Tom Kubis. She spoke about a recording fundraising project for Fred Mills's memorial scholarship at theUniversityofGeorgia. PrintuptookhisturnwiththebandwithhisownarrangementsofcompositionsbyLeeMorgan,ChickCorea,andBen Tucker. He showed off his Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra pedigreewhilemovingthroughallregistersandtonalshades withmasterfulfluidity.Hisbluesyinflectionscoupledwithhip styleprovidedbreathtakingsoundsandtheaudienceleaptto theirfeetafterTucker'sDevilette. Bergeronopenedhisportionoftheconcertwithahipchart from the Disney movie Aladdin. His piercing commercial soundwasinrarevoiceasheplayedwithpowerandbravura thatwouldhavemadeMaynardproud!Bergeronjokedwitha fewlight-heartedandfunnyquips.HeplayedtwoTomKubis originals,theballadYou Go to My Head andthepowderkeg High Clouds With a Good Chance of Wayne.Thetunewasreminiscent of Gordon Goodwin's compositions, making Bergeronfeelrightathome.Bergerondeliveredsoaringaltissimo linesinrapidsuccessionlikeaprizefighterthrowinghaymakers,andthecrowdonceagainhurriedtotheirfeettogiveboisterousapplause.

Marvin Stamm and Louise Baranger

soft."Stammemployedflugelhornonthenexttwonumbers toproducesoundsthatweremellow,soulful,andsmooth.His technical prowess dazzled on Strike Up The Band and the crowd rewarded him with a resounding standing ovation. BarangerjoinedStammtoperformaduetbyBobbyShewand

Wayne Bergeron

Marcus Printup

TheconcertendedwithallfoursoloistsjoiningWrighton stageforaswingingrenditionofThadJones'sstandardDon't Git Sassy. InhomagetothelateSnookyYoung,eachtrumpeter tookachorususingplungermute.Theindividualstradedchorusesandbuiltsteamtowardsasonicboom-likeendingwith Bergeronemergingonahighnotethatwastheenvyofevery trumpeterinthehouse.Thesightofthesoloistsstandingas oneunifiedfrontmadethisreviewerthinkaboutthesharing of knowledge that went on in Minneapolis this week. The SteveWrightBigBandwasintopformthiseveningandthe concert was an incredible conclusion to a wonderful conference!

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The trumpet section of the Steve Wright Big Band

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36TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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TRUMPET GUILD

MAY 24 ­ 28, 2011 · MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

AdditionAl Photos

Anyone who happened to look straight up during the Festival of Trumpets saw this!

View from the Conference hotel: The Minneapolis Hilton is on a corner, and directly across on the opposit corner is the Orchestral Hall of the Minnesota Orchestra. It was a short and convenient walk to this magnificent venue to hear the orchestra perform with Jouko Harjanne!

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suPPlementAry informAtion

The 2011 ITG Conference Reporting Team

Michael Anderson is associate professor of trumpet at the WandaL.BassSchoolofMusicatOklahomaCityUniversity. Anderson is the administrator of the ITG Web Site and columneditorfortheTrumpetTechnologycolumnfortheITG Journal. Kevin Eisensmith (KE) is President of the International TrumpetGuild.Heisprofessoroftrumpetandassistantchair oftheDepartmentofMusicatIndianaUniversityofPennsylvania. Kelly Deklinski (KD)receivedtheBME degreefromIndiana UniversityofPennsylvaniawhereshewasastudentofKevin EisensmithandtheMM degreefromFloridaStateUniversity. KellycurrentlyteachesininstrumentalmusicinFloridaand servesastheProfileColumnEditorandIndexCompilerfor ITG. Andrew Feyes (AF)isaPhDstudentinMusicEducationat KansasStateUniversity.Hehasservedasabanddirectorin thestateofOhioforfiveyearsandholdsdegreesfromBowlingGreenStateUniversityandKansasStateUniversity. John Irish (JI)isassociateprofessorofmusicatAngeloState University. He has chaired the ITG Youth Competition for sevenyearsandauthoredmanyarticlesandreviewsforthe ITG Journal. Katherine Klinefelter (KK)isagraduateofGrandValley StateUniversityandKansasStateUniversitywhereshestudiedtrumpetwithRichardStoelzelandGaryMortenson respectively.ShecurrentlyisaDMA studentattheUniversity ofOklahomawhereshestudieswithKarlSievers. Gary Mortenson (GM) just completed his tenth year as publicationseditorfortheInternationalTrumpetGuild.Heis professoroftrumpetandHeadoftheDepartmentofMusicat KansasStateUniversity. Amanda Pepping (AP)currentlyservesasassistantprofessor of music at Georgia State University. Her degrees are from ArizonaStateUniversity(BM,MM)andTheUniversityof Texas(DMA).AmandaistheNewsEditorfortheITG Journal. Marc Reed (MR)isassistantprofessoroftrumpetandassistantdirectorofbandsattheUniversityofAlabamaatBirmingham.HeisamemberoftheITG Book Review andITG Recording Review staffsandisthecolumneditorforthenew bandcolumninthejournal.

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Elizabeth Roggenkamp (ER)isasophomoreatKansasState Universitywheresheismajoringinmusiceducationand mathematics.SheperformswiththeK-StateTrumpetEnsembleandConcertandMarchingBands.Elizabethisastudentof GaryMortenson. Glennis Siverson isafreelancephotographerwhotravels worldwide, Glennis has been published on National Geographic's web site four times and has worked with several enter ainment clients including Grammy-nominated pianist t EricLewis,guitaristErnestoTamayo,speakerandauthorNick Vujicic,actorDougJones,andactorEduardoVerastegui.She also provides photography for the Albuquerque Youth Symphony. Joseph Walters justcompletedhistenthyearproducinglayouts for the ITG Journal and pieces like this one, and is an amateurtrumpetplayerfromAlbuquerque,NewMexico. Becki Ronen Walenz (BRW)representedthestateofKansas in the 2010 Miss America Pageant. She is a BM graduate of KansasStateUniversityintrumpetperformance.Shecurrently is an MM student of John Ellis at SUNY Potsdam-Crane SchoolofMusic. Neville Young (NY)isanamateurtrumpetplayerfrom London.HeisanITGBoardMemberandwasITGNews Editor2003­2008.

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