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With the uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Trumpet Guild has made the decision to move forward with a virtual conference for 2021. We are extremely excited about the opportunity to connect with so many members of the trumpet community throughout the world and look forward to putting together an inspiring and informative experience for all.
ITG Conferences have been praised for their sense of community and camaraderie, positive learning environments, and inspirational performances. Through this year’s virtual experience, we will be focusing on uniting and engaging the trumpet community from around the globe. We will remove the language barrier by offering events in the native language of each artist and presenter. A virtual ITG Conference will remove the financial burdens of travel, lodging, and other costs, making our event accessible to all. 
During the five days of the Conference, you will be able to join daily warmups, yoga and health sessions, masterclasses, recitals, roundtable discussions, virtual networking, virtual meetings with exhibitors, competitions, Q&A sessions with your favorite artists, and much more. Even though we are geographically far apart, we are excited to spend time together as a trumpet community.
While we might not be able to meet in person this year, we look forward to seeing you and meeting new friends when the ITG Conference returns in person May 31 – June 4, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas (USA). Please check the Conference Website ( for full information and regular updates on all the action!


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All ITG Conferences
1977 - University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois - David Hickman, Host 
The 1977 ITG Conference [Lewis] Oct77/29
1978 - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin - Don Whitaker, Host 
The 1978 ITG Conference [Warren] Oct78/14
1979 - Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona - Harold Hines, Host 
The 1979 ITG Conference [Meredith] Oct79/36
1980 - Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio - Richard Burkart, Host
The 1980 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Winick] Oct80/29
1981 - University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado - Frank Baird, Host
The 1981 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Jones] Oct81/34
1982 - University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky - Vincent DiMartino, Host
The 1982 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Amstutz] Sep82/34
1983 - Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York - D. Kim Dunnick and Herbert Mueller, Hosts
The 1983 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Candelaria] Sep83/26
1984  - Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana - Charles Gorham, Host
The [1984 ITG Conference] Second International Brass Congress: A Synopsis [Theurer] Sep84/12
1985 - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico - Jeffrey Piper, Host
The 1985 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Mortenson] Sep85/29
1986 - Guildhall School of Music, London, England - John Ridgeon, Host
The 1986 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Birkemeier] Dec86/16
1987 - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan - Steve Jones, Host
The 1987 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Barrow] Sep87/17
1988 - University of North Texas, Denton, Texas - Leonard Candelaria, Host
The [1988] ITG Conference: A Student's View [Plotz] Sep88/78
The 1988 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Alexander] Sep88/40
1989 - University of California, Santa Barbara, California - Robert Karon, Host
The 1989 ITG Conference, Santa Barbara, California: A Summer Remembrance [Backhaus] Dec89/4
1990 - University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland - Emerson Head, Host
The 1990 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Eisensmith] Sep90/4
1991 - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana - James West, Host
The 1991 ITG Conference: A Synopsis [Barrow] Sep91/4
1992 - Rotterdam Conservatory, Rotterdam, Holland (The Netherlands) - Koos van der Hout, Host
The 1992 ITG Conference] A Taste of Rotterdam [Hardin] Sep92/49
The 1992 ITG Conference: Windmills on My Mind [Cansler] Dec92/4
1993 - University of Akron, Akron, Ohio - Scott Johnston, Host
The 1993 ITG Conference: The Action in Akron [Almeida] Sep93/4
1994 - University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Urbana, Illinois - Mike Ewald, Host
The 1994 International Trumpet Guild Conference: The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, June 15-18, 1994 [Lipka] Sep94/4
1995 - Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana - David Hickman, Edmund Cord, Stephen Burns, John Rommel, Hosts
The 1995 [ITG Conference] Brassfest [Engelke] Sep95/23
1996 - Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California - Richard Birkemeier, Host

1997 - Göteborg, Sweden - Bengt Eklund, Host

1998 - University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky - Terry Everson, Host

1999 - University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia - Mike Davison, Host

2000 - Conservatory of Music, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York - Graham Ashton & Jon Faddis, Hosts

2001 - University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana - Tim Zifer, Host

2002 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England - Murray Greig & John Miller, Hosts

2003 - Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas - Jon Burgess, Host

2004 - Lamont School of Music, University of Denver, Denver Colorado - Al Hood, Host

2005 - Grand Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand, Mahidol University College of Music - Joe Bowman, Host

2006 - Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey - Bryan Appleby-Wineberg, Host
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