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Arthur ZaninArthur Zanin

Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor of Trumpet
Hired: 2020
Non-tenure track

University of Tennessee
School of Music
303 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-4040

Arthur Zanin has performed in orchestral and chamber music settings in South America, the United States, and Europe. He is currently the Principal Trumpet of the Charlottesville Symphony and has appeared as a guest musician with a number of orchestras, including the Pittsburgh Symphony, Sarasota Orchestra, Hawaii Symphony and the Naples Philharmonic. Zanin worked as a freelancer in New York City performing in a variety of recitals, shows, and recordings in prestigious concert venues such as the Lincoln Center and the Kauffman Center. 

As an educator, Zanin holds the Trumpet Lecturer position at University of Tennessee and the Trumpet Lecturer position at University of Virginia. He has held a private studio since 2006, a teaching assistant position at Rutgers University, and taught master classes to brass programs in colleges and high schools around the country. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Music; a new online publication being released in the Spring of 2021.

Zanin earned his Master of Music degree from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. He also attended the Manhattan School of Music where he earned a Performance Studies Certificate and completed his Doctor of Musical Arts from Rutgers University. He has also participated in numerous summer music programs in the U.S., such as the Aspen Music Festival and School and Music Academy of the West.

  • D.M. of Musical Arts – Rutgers University (2016)
  • Professional Studies – Manhattan School of Music (2013)
  • M.M. – University of Denver (2012)
  • B.M. in Music Performance – Santa Marcelina School of Music (2008)

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