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Trumpet Studio Photo Gallery



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Stephen Bailey and Josh Carr enjoy playing some trumpet duets in 2009 above the Kennedy Center

before a performance with the Towson Symphony Orchestra.



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Brass students lay down tracks of Viktor Ewalds Quintet No. 3 and Collier Joness Four Movements for brass Quintet in the colleges state-of-the-art recording studio.



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TU Trumpet Studio Alumnus Kevin Businsky (second on left) with rest of trumpet section,

Michael Tilson Thomas, and Flute Section for New World Symphony. Kevin recently joined the Navy Band in Washington, DC.



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Towson University Marching Band members meet Miss America before the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade.



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Alumnus  and Anne Arundel County public school teacher Rob Bosch visits TU

 and a master class with Andrew Balio in 2009.



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Student Brass Quintet displays a little stage appeal during Brass Showcase performance in 2010.





JC Dobzerleski visits with faculty and students at Trumpet Day 2009.



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Trumpet students enjoy concerts and leisure time during their 2010 tour of China.





Stephen Bailey enjoys his summer gig at Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster, PA.


The Trumpet Ensemble performs at the 2006 International Trumpet Guild Conference.


The Towson University Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of Luis Engelke, performed an exciting program for their prelude. The Fantasia Brasiliera by Jos Ursicino da Silva Duda consisted of four movements and soloist, David Ballou, was featured in David Wilborn's Fantasy for Trumpet. Towson's performance of the da Silva work crackled with Latin rhythms, attractive lyricism, and impressive precision. Wilborn's Fantasy showcased Ballou's heroic solo trumpet soaring over the ensemble's well-played rhythmic accompaniment.


(Review from International Trumpet Guild Web Site. 2006)





Northwestern University Professor Barbara Butler visits with faculty and students backstage

after her recital at the 2007 Baltimore Trumpet Fest Recital.





Guest Conductor David Hickman with the Naval Academy Trumpet Section

after a performance at Kaplan Concert Hall in Spring 2007.





TU Symphony Trumpet Section after 2007 concert featuring an all Latin program

with a world premiere of Jos Siqueiras Concertino para Trompete e Orquestra de Cmera

and a modern premiere of Rafael Mndezs arrangement of Malaguena Salerosa.



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Towson University Marching Band members backstage with BSO Music Director Marin Alsop

after a performance of Leonard Bernsteins Mass.




Rene Hernandez, Associate Principal Trumpet of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,

served as guest lecturer during the Fall 2006 Semester before joining the regular faculty. In this picture,

he demonstrate agile technique in a passage from Artunians Concerto for Trumpet to Jennifer Cirri.





Junior Brandon Powers meets trumpet legend Arturo Sandoval at the 2006 International Trumpet Guild Conference at Rowan University.




Marching Band Trumpet Section (Fall 2006).




Brandon Powers and Michael Kessler confer about rooming assignments (2006).




The studio tries out some Brazilian trumpets at the 2006 ITG Conference.





The Symphonic Band Trumpet Section (Fall 2005).





Undergraduate students perform the National Anthem at Camden Yards before an Orioles game (2005).

Kevin Businsky eventually went on to earn degrees from The University of Maryland and Colburn School and currently performs with the New World Symphony.

Guy McIntosh earned a degree from The Royal Academy in London with a full scholarship and freelances in the Baltimore/Washington area.




Craig Taylor toured with the company Blast before coming to Towson University to complete his Bachelor of Music in Performance.

He took the Summer and Fall 2006 semesters off from school to once again tour with the company (this time in Japan)

before completing his degree in Spring 2007. He is currently one of the top freelance trumpet players in the DC area

and performs regularly at venues like the Kennedy Center.





Trumpet faculty with pianist Ernest Berretta, guest artist Terry Everson, and composer Gregory Pascuzzi backstage in Stephens Hall

at the  2004 Baltimore Trumpet Day. This event culminated with a performance

of Pascuzzis Meditation on a Scottish Hymn Tune honoring victims from September 11.




Distinguished alumnus James Lantz (Class of 2003) pursued a Master of Music degree at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)

and later won a position with the Air Force Band of the Golden West in Sacramento, CA.




Drum Major Rachel Elkins enjoying a Towson Tiger Football game (Fall 2003).

Immediately upon graduation in 2004, she became a Band Director for Calvert High School in Calvert County, MD.