Seven members (pictured below) of the UI Trumpet Studio have advanced into the semi-final round of the large ensemble division of the 2017 National Trumpet Competition (NTC). This year, Columbia University (Denver, CO) will be hosting the competition from March 23rd-25th.  The group will be performing a piece commissioned for the studio called, Let it Rest by composer, Andrew Koss.

Left to Right: Kenken Gorder, Claire McCall, Lee Stickney, Joseph Arch, Jarrid Jaynes, Evan Fowler, and Aunna Marzen

UI Trumpet Ensemble will also be performing as a prelude ensemble at the 2017 International Trumpet Guild (ITG) Conference in Hershey, PA. This conference will run from May 30th-June 3rd. The ensemble will be performing in high schools as they drive from Iowa City to Hershey, PA. If you would like the ensemble to perform at your school, please contact Dr. Amy Schendel via email, call, or visit our contact page.

Special shout-out to Evan Fowler who also advanced into the semi-final round of the graduate solo division of NTC! He will be performing Gregson's Trumpet Concerto.