WKU Trumpet Studio

Welcome to the Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio page! Contact Dr. Sarah Herbert for more

12/08/2022

Congratulations to Jillian McLellan who was selected as the Brass area's Performer of the Semester!
Jillian performed Rustiques by Eugene Bozza and sounded fantastic.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 11/22/2022

What a treat to have guest artist Peter Solymosi, trumpeter from Hungary, visit the WKU Trumpet Studio this week!
Thank you Professor Solymosi and also to Dr. Rob Waugh for coordinating this visit.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 10/31/2022

Happy Halloween from the WKU Orchestra Trumpet Section. They played a spooky Halloween program with the Orchestra on Friday night! Highlights included "Russian Troll" by Matthew Herman and Dvorak's "The Noon Witch".

10/01/2022

Wonderful tribute concert featuring band classics by the WKU Symphonic Band. Bravo WKU Trumpet Section!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 09/27/2022

Thank you to the amazing Vince DiMartino for joining us during studio class yesterday for our trumpet duet performances!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 09/25/2022

Bravo WKU Orchestra Trumpet Section. Fantastic concert last night!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 09/19/2022

and.....the silly photos!



(Thank you to Allie Schallert for the great photos!)

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 09/19/2022

Now Presenting....the 2022/23 WKU Trumpet Studio!

08/25/2022

First Warm Up Wednesday of the school year! Welcome back WKU Trumpet Students!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 05/10/2022

Congratulations to our 2022 WKU Trumpet Studio Graduates! We wish you all the best for your bright futures and thank you for the wonderful contributions you made to the WKU Trumpet Studio. We will miss you!

Jacob Ward
Cole Taylor
Noah Gawarecki
Ryan Schallert
Patrick Sweazy

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 05/01/2022

It’s been a busy week in the studio! Wonderful performances by all.

Congratulations to seniors Noah Gawarecki and Jacob Ward on their recital this evening!

Earlier this week we also had a studio recital with performances by Alexandra Hendricks, Jillian McLellan, Austin Epley, Madison Sanker, Caleb Fudge and Kristen Decker.

Thank you to collaborative pianists, Dr. Christina Lai and Ken Stein for working with the trumpet studio.

04/30/2022

Don't miss Jacob Ward and Noah Gawarecki present their Senior Trumpet Recital. Tonight at 6pm in Recital Hall.

04/30/2022

Last orchestra concert of the semester. Bravo Trumpets!

04/28/2022

WKU Trumpet Studio Recital
Tonight, 7:00pm Recital Hall
With a pre-concert preview featuring Jillian McLellan at 6:15pm.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 04/23/2022

Congratulations to the WKU Wind Ensemble trumpet section on their wonderful performance this evening.
Wishing all the best to our graduating seniors from the studio: Jacob Ward, Noah Gawarecki, Cole Taylor and Patrick Sweazy.

04/14/2022

It's time for another....Meet the WKU Trumpet Studio!

This week’s Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Jillian McLellan!

Jillian is a Junior Music Education Major at WKU and she previously attended Logan County High School. Jillian plays in many of the ensembles at WKU including the WKU Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Trumpet Ensemble, Treble Chorus and the Big Red Spirit Marching Band. In the future she plans to direct or teach band and maybe teach a small trumpet studio.

A fun fact about Jillian is that her favorite Disney Movies are Hercules and the Princess and the Frog!

04/07/2022

Meet the WKU Trumpet Studio!

This week’s Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Austin Epley!

Austin is a Junior at WKU working towards his Bachelor of Arts in Music. He attended Logan County High School. Austin is currently a member of the WKU Symphonic Band, Spirit Marching Band, Jazz Band and Trumpet Ensemble. His future plans include a career in music production working with sound, lighting and video.

A fun fact about Austin is that he likes to play piano at his church.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 04/01/2022

The WKU Trumpet Ensemble competed today at the National Trumpet Competition! It was an excellent performance of "Birds of Paradise" By Erik Morales that demonstrated the outstanding growth that has resulted from the students' hard work and dedication. Bravo!

02/25/2022

Attention all trumpet teachers, particularly those of you working with talented students 18 and younger!

02/20/2022

Bravo WKU Trumpet Ensemble on an excellent performance at the WKU PRISM Concert.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 02/20/2022

The WKU Trumpet Studio had an amazing time hosting our guest artist, Joey Tartell(Professor of Trumpet, Indiana University) for the WKU Honor Band weekend and PRISM concert. While on campus, Joey lead trumpet warm up classes, brass masterclasses and performed with the WKU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band and Faculty Brass Quintet.

A huge thank you to Professor Tartell for spending the past several days with us at WKU. We all learned so much from you!

02/17/2022

Joey Tartell and the WKU Jazz Band trumpet section opening for the honor band!

WKU Faculty Recital: Dr. Sarah Herbert, trumpet 01/28/2022

WKU Faculty Recital: Dr. Sarah Herbert, trumpet

WKU Faculty Recital: Dr. Sarah Herbert, trumpet

01/21/2022

Congratulations to the WKU Trumpet Ensemble for advancing to the live round of the National Trumpet Competition!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 01/20/2022

The WKU trumpet studio is back! Happy 1st Wednesday warm up of the spring semester.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 12/10/2021

Celebrating the end of the fall semester with some bowling!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 12/03/2021

Congratulations to the entire WKU trumpet studio for their outstanding solo performances in the WKU Student Recital earlier this week. A big thank you to our pianists, Ken Stein and Li Wang.

11/29/2021

Meet the WKU Trumpet Studio!

This week’s Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Devin Mcgarry

Devin is a freshman music education major at WKU. He attended Jefferson Town High School in Louisville, KY. Devin is currently a member of the WKU Big Red Marching Band, and the WKU Trumpet Ensemble. In the future he plans to compose music and write for bands and other music.

A fun fact about Devin is that he has played trumpet since the 6th grade and enjoys playing tennis!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 11/21/2021

It was a busy weekend for the WKU Trumpet Studio! Congratulations to the Symphonic Band and Jazz Band Trumpet sections who performed an excellent concert of "Folk Songs to Funk" at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center.

Best wishes to our senior trumpet players who will begin student teaching next semester:

Jacob Ward, Cole Taylor, and Noah Gawarecki

11/13/2021

Meet the WKU Trumpet Studio!

This week’s Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Alexandra Hendricks!

Allie is a junior at WKU and she is majoring in Photojournalism with a minor in Music. She is from New York, where she attended Washingtonville High School. Allie is currently a member of the WKU Symphonic Band and WKU Trumpet Ensemble. In the future she plans to work for a newspaper as a photographer and play trumpet in local ensembles.

A fun fact about Allie is that she has played piano for 14 years!

Allie has also done all of our trumpet studio photography.

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 11/10/2021

It was a great afternoon of Brass Music today in a recital featuring all of the WKU Brass Studio Ensembles. Bravo Tutti!

Horn Ensemble, Directed by Dr. Natalie Adcock
Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, Directed by Professor David Humphreys
Trumpet Ensemble, Directed by Dr. Sarah Herbert
Trombone Ensemble, Directed by Professor Lee Blakeman

11/09/2021

Join us this Wednesday for the WKU Brass Ensembles Concert at 11:30am in the FAC Recital Hall. Can't make it in person? Enjoy the concert on YouTube.

https://youtu.be/EJmHfECF7sE

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 10/30/2021

It’s been another great concert week at WKU! Bravo to the WKU Symphony Trumpet section on an exciting Halloween concert last night. The program included works by Mussorgsky and Berlioz as well as an outstanding collaboration of WKU dancers, vocalists and the orchestra in a performance of Kurt Weill’s, "Seven Deadly Sins." Bravo Tutti!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 10/25/2021

A huge thank you to Michael Mergen, Professor of Trumpet from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music for a wonderful masterclass at WKU this morning! We were all inspired by your encouraging words!

Photos from WKU Trumpet Studio's post 10/24/2021

The BRMB Trumpets were on the move this weekend!

Congratulations on outstanding performances at the Bands of America Super Regional in St. Louis and at the KMEA 3A West Quarter Finals at Warren East HS. Go Tops!

10/23/2021

It's time for another Meet the Studio spotlight!!

This week’s Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Caleb Fudge.

Caleb is a junior Music Education major at WKU. He is from Glasgow, KY where he attended Glasgow High School. Caleb is currently a member of the WKU Symphonic Band, the Big Red Marching Band, WKU Jazz Band and the WKU Trumpet Ensemble. In the future he plans to be a high school or middle school band director!!

A few fun facts about Caleb:
He enjoys playing sports and working out, going out on the lake, and playing PS4.

10/15/2021

Meet the WKU Trumpet Studio!

This week's Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Madison Sanker.

Madison is a sophomore Music Education major at WKU. She is from Mascoutah, Illinois where she attended Mascoutah High School. Madison plays in the Big Red Marching Band and the WKU Trumpet Ensemble. In the future she plans to be a high school band director!

A few fun facts about Madison:
She is in the inaugural first class of female Eagle Scouts and has earned both major awards in Girl Scouts and Scouts BSA.
She likes to embroider and sew quilts and other projects
She went to Southwestern Illinois College as a Junior and Senior in high school where she graduated with an Associate of Arts and Associate of Fine Arts.

10/08/2021

Meet the WKU Trumpet Studio!

This week’s Western Kentucky University Trumpet Studio Student Spotlight is Kristen Decker.

Kristen is a freshman at WKU pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Liberal Arts. She is currently a member of the WKU Trumpet Ensemble and the Big Red Marching Band. In the future she plans to practice more, join the WKU Symphonic and Jazz Bands, get better and continue to play trumpet in her future career.

A few fun facts about Kristen:

She went to Grayson County High School
She likes to draw
She has a 10-year-old fat cat named Bonnie
It’s basic, but she loves Louis Armstrong

Videos (show all)

Congratulations to the WKU Orchestra’s trumpet section on a wonderful performance last night. #wkuorchestra#wkutrumpet
WKU Trumpets with Vince DiMartino

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