12/27/2009 Filed in: Student achievement
wins the Puget Sound Concerto Competition!. He will perform the first movement of the Hummel trumpet concert with the University Symphony in the spring of 2010.
was accepted at Eastman, Boston University, St. Olaf, Lawrence University and Oberlin; he will major in trumpet performance at Oberlin.
was offered large scholarships at Lawrence and St Olaf--Neil chose St. Olaf. Anna Chow
received a full scholarship to study at Brigham Young University.
Congratulations to all!Neil Hulbert
won the trumpet category at WMEA state competition. Neil Hulbert
and Oscar Thorp
won the small brass ensemble division.
Once again the trumpet studio swept the Commencement Bay Regional Solo and Ensemble Contest:Neil Hulbert,
winner: Concerto for Trumpet by Henri TomasiOscar Thorp
, first alternate: Concerto for Trumpet by J. HummelSam Becker
, second alternate: Sonata for Trumpet by Paul HindemithOscar
also won the small brass ensemble division performing the Concerto for Two Trumpets by Antonio VivaldiChris
Hildenbrand won the Mountain Regional Solo and Ensemble.
12/27/2008 Filed in: Student achievement
'07 was selected for an "Iron Composer" competition. He will travel from Denver to Oklahoma to compete in "speed composing." www.gregsimonmusic.comJared Tanner
was accepted at Boston University and the University of Washington for graduate studies.Brian Kibler
received a 1 rating and took first alternate in the Valley Regional Solo and Ensemble contest.Oscar Thorp
won the Commencement Bay regional solo and ensemble competition. Neil Hulbert
is first alternate in the Commencement Bay solo and ensemble competition.Neil Hulbert
, Kristen Monk
and Oscar Thorpe
won the small brass ensemble division of the Commencement Bay regional solo and ensemble competition playing a trumpet trio by Tomasi; they took second place in the WMEA state competition. Neil Hulbert
, Kristen Monk
--on horn--and Oscar Thorp
won the Commencement Bay regional solo and ensemble competition in the large brass ensemble category performing Victor Ewald's Quintet no 1. They went on to the WMEA state competition and won. Yes, Kristen Monk competed successfully on both trumpet and horn.