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Tianjin Jinbao Fifth International Music Festival

From August 9 - 13, 2019, the Second Trumpet Arts Festival was held as part of the Tianjin Jinbao Fifth International Music Festival. This five-day event was held in the Jinbao District in the city of Tianjin, China. The festival was sponsored by The Tianjin Cultural Tourism Bureau, The Tianjin Education Committee, The Tianjin Musicians Association, and organized by Tianjin Jinbao Musical Instruments Co., Ltd.

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In Memoriam: Jack Sheldon (1931-2019)

ITG has learned of the passing of trumpeter Jack Sheldon, West Coast bebop trumpet player perhaps best known for his associations with the The Merv Griffin Show and the educational music television series Schoolhouse Rock.

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In Memoriam: Gordon Mathie (1924–2019)

The International Trumpet Guild has learned of the passing of Gordon Mathie, Professor Emeritus at the Crane School of Music at the State University of New York College at Potsdam. Gordon was very active in the International Trumpet Guild, where he served as its first Treasurer, then Vice President and member of the Board of Directors. 

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