Hosted by WMU trumpet faculty, Trumpet Day features free clinics, master classes and performances and is open to anyone interesting in learning more about the trumpet. Events run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 17th in the Dalton Center Recital Hall on WMU’s main campus. Online registration is required at wmich.edu/music/trumpet-day. (Sturgeon, WMU News, 3/3/17)
Representatives from Meyer Music Kalamazoo will be present at the event, offering students and parents the opportunity to see what our stores have to offer.
Rex Richardson is a Yamaha Performing Artist and a veteran of the acclaimed chamber group Rhythm & Brass, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, and jazz legend Joe Henderson’s Quintet and Sextet. He teaches trumpet, jazz improvisation and chamber music at Virginia Commonwealth University and an is an international trumpet tutor for the Royal Northern College of Music in England. He tours throughout the year as a clinician, recitalist and soloist with orchestras, wind ensembles, big bands and brass bands. (Sturgeon, WMU News, 3/3/17)