IUP Alumni Participate in International Trumpet Guild Conference

Posted on 7/18/2019 11:05:39 AM

Four former members of the IUP Trumpet Studio recently participated in the 44th annual conference of the International Trumpet Guild.

Jim Johnson, Marisa Youngs, and Tim Winfield

From left: Jim Johnson, Marisa Youngs, and Tim Winfield

Marisa Youngs (BSEd ’12), adjunct professor of Trumpet at Winthrop College, served as coordinator for the New Works Recital. She also presented a clinic titled “Balance Under Pressure: Warm-Up Tactics for Audition and Performance Days.”

Tim Winfield (BSEd ’05), assistant professor of Trumpet at Westminster College, performed in the New Works Recital.

James Johnson (BSEd ’11), newly appointed assistant professor of Trumpet at the University of Akron, presented a clinic titled “Working in Academia: What to do AFTER You Win Your First Job.”

The three joined forces to judge the Junior Youth Division Competition, where 10 finalists, ages 15 and under, performed solos from the standard trumpet literature.

Marie Mencher (BSEd ’17), a graduate candidate in trumpet performance at Kansas State University, served as one of the reporters for the ITG Journal. Her reports will appear in the October 2019 issue of the Journal as part of a synopsis of the 2019 Conference.

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