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IUP TrumpetFest & Trumpet Day 2019

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania's annual TrumpetFest was held on February 22 and 23, 2019, and featured performances by IUP trumpet students and faculty.  The Department of Music at IUP has over 250 students, most of whom are undergraduate music education majors.  The Trumpet Studio includes 15 students and is taught by Dr. Kevin Eisensmith. 

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Kennesaw State Brass Blast

On March 2, 2019, the brass department at Kennesaw State University (KSU) in Kennesaw, Georgia, hosted around 70 young brass players for the annual KSU Brass Blast. Featured guests this year were the Quintasonic Brass Quintet, with trumepters  Vince DiMartino and Jason Dovel, hornist Matthew Haislip, trombonist Alex van Duuren, and tubist Alex Lapins.   

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Center Stage Brass at Tarleton State University

On March 8, 2019, Center Stage Brass visited Tarleton State University (TSU) in Stephenville, Texas, as part of TSU's Brass & Percussion Day.

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2019 National Trumpet Competition

The 28th annual National Trumpet Competition (NTC) was held March 14-16, 2019, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. Founded in 1991 by Dennis Edelbrock, NTC is the largest music competition in the world.

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