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Recent achievements:


  • Alumnus Jeff Lewandowski wins a position with the United States Army Field Band.

  • GVSU Trumpet ensemble advances to Semifinal round of 2018 National Trumpet Competition, performing an original composition of ensemble member Shawn Nichols.

  • GVSU Trumpet ensemble advances to Semifinal round of 2017 National Trumpet Competition, performing an arrangement by ensemble member Willis Dotson.




Jeff Katz: Trumpet, Broadway Shows

Erik Morales: Composer and Arranger for FJH Music and New Orleans Free Lance Trumpeter

Jeff Smith: Principal Trumpet in a Orquesta Sinfonica de Xalapa.

Justin Emerich: Former Trumpet with Canadian Brass, Pic Trumpet Burning River Brass, Proteous 7, Frequent performer Seattle Symphony and studio musician.

Dorival Puccini: Axiom Brass

Brad Whitfield : Army Band

Steve Marx: Apex Brass 

Robby McCabe: Associate Principal Trumpet in the Orquesta Sinfonica Sinaloa de las Artes in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, and is a trumpet professor at the University of Sinaloa.

Matt Laird: Free Lance Trumpeter in Atlanta.

Quincy Ream: Free Lance Trumpeter, Chicago

Kevin York: Associate Director of Bands, Idaho State University

Jeff Uban: Glenn Miller Band, DMA Candidate University of Illinois

Matthew Laird: Free Lance Trumpet, Atlanta Georgia, performances with Atlanta Symphony

Jon Ruffer: Free Lance trumpet, Grand Rapids, MI

Jeff Northman: U.S. Army Ceremonial Band.

Jeff Lewandowski: U.S. Army Field Band

Paul Mueller: U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Hunter Eberly: Principal Trumpet of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Alex Wilson: Assistant Professor at GVSU

Willis Dotson: Pursuing MM degree at Michigan State University

Others have performed with: Dallas Brass, Atlantic Brass, New Orleans Symphony, Air Force Band, Avatar Brass and numerous other professional groups.

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