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Trumpet Studies

Trumpet Alumni

The alumni of the Trumpet Studio are doing great things. Many are university teachers and/or orchestral and chamber players, while some are pursuing advanced graduate degrees.

Current Positions of Former Students

  • Scott Belck – Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies, Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Andy Classen – Professor of Trumpet, Drake Univeristy
  • Elisa Koehler – Associate Professor and Department Chair, Goucher College
  • Davy Dearmond – US Naval Academy Brass Quintet
  • George Carpten – DMA, Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • TJ Perry – Assistant Professor, Arkansas State University
  • Glenda Cloutier – Adjunct Professor, Carson Newman College
  • Jon Swygert – Adjunct Professor, Mercer College (GA)
  • Alex Caselman – Doctoral GTA, Univ of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Emily Whildin – Management Associate, Young Concert Artists, NY, NY
  • Vance Thompson – Director, Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, Lecturer of Jazz Trumpet, University of Tennessee
  • Noah Tuten – Band Director, Union Grove Middle School, Friendsville, TN
  • Brock Jones – Band Director, Anderson County HS, Clinton, TN
  • Russell McCurdy – Band Director, Heritage HS, Maryville, TN
  • Michael Spirko – Asst. Band Director, Oak Ridge HS; Director, Streamliners
  • Clif Kee – Band Director, West Valley Middle School
  • Ashley Waller – Asst. Band Director, Halls HS
  • Kristin Arp – Assistant Band Director, Carter HS
  • Jon Larmoyeux – Band Director, Anderson County HS, Lake City Middle School
  • Tim Cook – Band Director, Charlotte, NC
  • Alex Denton – Band Director, Cleveland HS
  • Ben Norvell – Band Director, Gatlinburg Pittman, HS
  • Jamie Wilson – Band Director, Band Director, Bearden HS
  • Tim Michaels – Band Director, Oliver Springs HS

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