The UI Trumpet Ensemble applied to compete at the 2018 National Trumpet Competition which will be held at University of North Texas this March. The piece the ensemble selected to compete with Terry Everson's Idea Number Twenty-Four. In addition, the ensemble will be  performing as a prelude ensemble at the 2018 International Trumpet Guild Conference in San Antonio, TX!

Members in the ensemble include Kenken Gorder, Evan Fowler, Joey Schnoebelen, Joseph Arch, and Kamal Talukder.