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Guest Artists 

a list of past guests that have performed and taught master classes over the years

Langston Fitzgerald,  Professor of Trumpet, Penn State

Jon Nelson, Meridian Arts Ensemble, Professor of Trumpet, University of Buffalo

Chris Wilson, Pittsburgh Opera

John Hagstrom, Second Trumpet, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

American Brass Quintet

Hunter Eberly, Principal Trumpet, Detroit Symphony

Jose Chafer, Profesor de Trompeta del Conservatorio Superior de Música de Murcia, Spain

Anthony Prisk, Second Trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra, Temple University 

Lauraine Carpenter, Principal Trumpet, Toledo Symphony, Adjunct Associate Professor BGSU

Robert White, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Western Michigan University

Andy Kozar Loadbang and Longy School of Music at Bard College

Sam Wells, Composer, Performer   

David Hunsicker, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Wichita State University

Kevin Cobb-American Brass Quintet, Juilliard

Anthony Prisk-Philadelphia Orchestra, Temple University

Phil Collins-Former Principal Trumpet, Cincinnati Symphony, CCM

Tim Hagans-International Jazz Trumpeter, Composer/Arranger

Eric Knorr, Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Daniel Zheringer, Associate Professor of Trumpet, Wright State University

James Ackley, Professor of Trumpet, University of South Carolina

Sean Jones, Jazz Trumpet Professor, Duquesne, Recording Artist

Stephen Ruppenthal, Soundproof Ensemble, presented a Master Class

Neil Mueller, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Central Michigan University

Alan Siebert, Professor of Trumpet, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory

Tito Carrillo, Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet, University of Illinois

John Adler, Associate Professor of Trumpet, University of Colorado Greely 

Illinois Brass Quintet

Michigan State University student Brass Quintet.

Paul Merkelo, Principal Trumpet of Montreal Symphony

Jason Dovel, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, University of Kentucky

Rich Illman, Associate Professor of Trumpet, Michigan State University

Charles Lazarus, Minnesota Orchestra

Terence Blanchard, International Recording Artist

David Diamond, Wright Patterson Air Force Band of Flight

James Zingara, Associate Professor of Trumpet, University of Alabama

Screamer Trumpet Ensemble in association with MAACM Festival

Ashley Hall, guest performer at SMI Brass Camp

Millenium Brass Quintet, Vincent DiMartino and Rich Illman

Michael Ewald, Professor of Trumpet, The University of Illinois

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