February 23, 2017
Students of the Texas Tech University School of Music assistant professor of trumpet, Andrew Stetson, will participate in the semifinal round of the National Trumpet Competition at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado, Mar. 23-25. The students are participating as soloists, members of a trumpet ensemble and composers.
Soloists competing in the Undergraduate Division are:
The soloist competing in the Graduate Division is:
The three ensembles advancing to the semifinal round are:
Both soloists and ensembles advanced to the semifinal round after submitting recorded performances in December. Each piece was judged by a panel, which then chose the semifinalists from a pool of both national and international performers. Stetson's entire studio class advanced to the semifinal round.
The J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts at Texas Tech offers a diverse array of programs and courses in art, music, theatre and dance.
The college seeks to prepare students who will be leaders in the profession by employing the highest standards in performance, teaching, research, and artistic and creative vision.
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