Affiliate Chapters

Welcome to the ITG Affiliate Chapter page. Our nearly 50 active ITG affiliates represent individual schools, states, geographic regions, and entire countries. In addition to furthering the ITG mission, each affiliate serves professional and amateur trumpeters through various musical and educational activities. 



  • GLOBAL CHAPTERS INITIATIVE: Join us in spreading trumpet camaraderie worldwide! Make friends around the globe! Help to form new chapters and make new connections internationally! Contact [email protected]
    • WELCOME to our GLOBAL ZONE COORDINATORS: Biodun Batik, Lisa Blackmore, André Bonicci, Jakaphan Chaiya, Jeff Chang, Mike Davison, Brian Evans, Flavio Gabriel, Seretta Hart, Randy Lee, Kyle Millsap, Martin Neuland, Brad Ulrich, John Barath, Everton Bailey, Stephen Wadsack, Larry Powell, Chieh-Fan "Jeff" Chang, Peter Bellino, and Armida Rivera.
    • ZONE COORDINATORS STILL NEEDED for several zones. If you have trumpet connections in these areas, contact [email protected]
    • May 2019: Florida Trumpet Guild
    • April 2019: Taiwan Trumpet Guild
    • March 2019: U. of Kentucky Trumpet Guild 
    • March 2019: Nebraska Trumpet Guild
    • February 2019: U. of Central Arkansas Trumpet Guild
    • January 2019: Heart of Texas Trumpet Guild
  • 12-13 April 2019: University of Louisville Trumpet Guild held its annual Trumpet Days, featuring Yamaha Artist, Rex Richardson, who taught masterclasses and gave a "truly memorable performance" with the Brass Band of Louisville. - Made possible, in part, by an ITG Grant.


  • 4-6 April 2019: Henderson State University Trumpet Guild, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, hosted Doc Severinsen who worked with students and performed with the Arkansas All-Star Jazz Band. "His clinic was everything we wished for – educational, inspiring, funny, and deeply personal. His knowledge and lifelong experience with jazz were stunning... Doc focused on the big picture: how to approach improvisation, historical precedents, and what to listen for in recordings...The big-band concert was virtually sold out, drawing people from a several-hundred-mile radius." Photos by Steve Fellers - Made possible, in part, by an ITG Grant.


  • 29-30 March 2019: Lone Star State Trumpet Guild hosted their second Trumpet Fest in Odessa, Texas, featuring guest artist Rex Richardson. The weekend was full of recitals, a master class, instrument exhibits, and the Lone Star State Trumpet Guild Ensemble in performance. - Made possible, in part, by an ITG Grant.


  • 14-17 January 2019: Sao Paulo Trumpet Guild hosted its Trumpet Academy, a camp focused on promoting musical exchange between American university teachers and Brazilian trumpet students, held at Faculdade UniSant ́Anna in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Guest artists included Adam Rapa, Dr. Jason Dovel (UK), Dr. Joseph Van Fleet (EKU), Dr. Mark DeGoti (Auburn University), and Yturvides Vilchez, a Venezuelan trumpeter in Puerto Rico. - Made possible, in part, by an ITG Grant.




  • Lisa Blackmore, André Bonnici, Cynthia Carrell, Seretta Hart
    • Global Chapters Initiative, Sister Chapters Initiative, Sponsor-A-Trumpeter 
    • Recruiting and forming new Affiliate Chapters,  
    • Promoting and reporting Affiliate Chapter events, 
    • Processing Affiliate Chapters Activity Grants applications
    • Producing the Affiliate Chapters Showcase recital for the annual conference.
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