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Huge congratulations to GVSU grad Alex Wilson for winning the one year position to fill in for Professor Stoelzel.
Alex is a former student of Professor Stoelzel, and a current student of David Hickman at Arizona State University who has been very success in performing.  He is a 2nd place winner of the National Trumpet Competition in both the Undergraduate and Graduate Divisions. He was in one of the GVSU trumpet ensembles to WIN NTC. In addition to these feats, Alex won the ITG Excerpts competition and has held a job with the Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra.
We hope that he will have as much success in his teaching at Grand Valley!

Grand Valley State University Trumpet Studio

There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.   


Upcoming Events:

  • Prof. Stoelzel is coming out with a new CD! See our photo gallery for inside shots of the recording studio.


Recent achievements:


  • David Koch takes 2nd place at GVSU International Trumpet Seminar Competition in the College Division.
  • Hunter Eberly wins Principal Trumpet of DSO.
  • Alumnus Alex Wilson performs a solo at Carnegie hall with Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra.
  • Justin Emerich wins the third associate principal trumpet position for the San Fransisco Symphony.
  • Alumni Alex Wilson for wins second place in the Graduate Level Solo Competition at the National Trumpet Competition.
  • Professor Kevin Maloney and Alumni Jeff Northman win positions in the Pershing's Own Ceremonial Band!
  • All three GVSU Trumpet Ensembles for advancing to the Semi-Finals of the National Trumpet Competition 2012.




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