Dr. Steven Marx is an international competition winner and former Yamaha Young Artist, having performed throughout the United States and internationally in countries such as England, the Bahamas, Japan, Taiwan, and Macao. In 2002, Professor Marx won second place at the National Trumpet Competition, and also was awarded first prize in the Mock Orchestra Competition at the International Trumpet Guild Convention in Manchester, England. He was awarded the National Trumpet Competition Lake Placid Scholarship in 2003, given to the individual most likely to make the biggest impact on the trumpet world.

Dr. Marx completed a Bachelor of Music degree from Grand Valley State University, a Masters of Music degree with a Performance Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, and a doctorate from the Eastman School of Music. While at Eastman, Steven was awarded the prestigious performers certificate and was the recipient of the 2008 Teaching Assistant Prize of Teaching Excellence. Dr. Marx has taught at the University of Northern Colorado and Nazareth College prior to his appointment at Colorado State University.

Dr. Marx has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Oratorio Society, Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Greely Philharmonic, and the Avatar Brass, West Shore Symphony, and has toured and recorded with the Eastman Wind Ensemble. Currently, Professor Marx performs nationally as a soloist, and with the Apex Brass and the Aire Duo.

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