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IUP Faculty, Students, and Alumni Attend Trumpet Conference

ITGProfessor of trumpet Kevin Eisensmith, along with several students and alumni, recently attended the 2012 Conference of the International Trumpet Guild in Columbus, Ga.

Also in attendance (photo, left to right):

  • James Johnson '11 (BS in Ed), who is currently a graduate assistant working on his master’s degree in trumpet performance at Kansas State University;
  • Dr. Kevin Eisensmith '78 (BS in Ed), president of the International Trumpet Guild, 2009-2011;
  • John Powlison '11 (BS in Ed), who is currently a graduate assistant working on his master’s degree in trumpet performance at Florida State University;
  • Dr. John Wacker '00 (MM in Conducting), chair of the Department of Music at Western State College of Colorado;
  • Mason Stiver, a sophomore music education major from Punxsutawney;
  • MSG John Manning '91, '93 (BA; BS in Ed), member of the U.S. Army West Point Hellcat Bugles;
  • Stephanie Beatty '11 (BS in Ed), who will begin working on her master’s degree in trumpet performance at Illinois State University in the fall;
  • Marisa Youngs, a senior music education major from Cichranton, Pa.; and
  • Kelly Deklinski '06 (BS in Ed), band director at Choctawhatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

The five-day conference featured clinics, recitals, and concerts by internationally renowned trumpet artists and ensembles.

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