Elisa Koehler Named Department Chair

Elisa Koehler (BM ’87, Trumpet, Music Education; DMA ’96, Conducting) will begin a new position in August 2019 as Music Department Chair and Professor of Music at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. This spring she was elected Secretary of the International Trumpet Guild (ITG), and her article, “Deconstructing Arban: Perspectives on the Art […]

Kate Amrine Releases First Album

Kate Amrine (MM ’17, Trumpet), currently freelancing in New York City and teaching as an adjunct instructor at New York University, just released her first album titled As I Am featuring new music for trumpet by women composers. This album includes a wide range of contemporary trumpet playing, from lyrical melodic lines to improvisation to […]

Peabody Trumpets Performed at the International Trumpet Guild Conference

The Peabody trumpet studio and alumni were well represented at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Hershey, Pa., May 31-June 3, 2017. Peabody trumpet faculty Joe Burgstaller headlined a recital honoring his teacher David Hickman as Hickman received the ITG’s Lifetime Achievement Award and was featured in front of the Washington Symphonic Brass. Dontae Winslow […]

Alyssa Spratta John to Join the Navy Fleet Band

Alyssa Spratta John (MM ’14, Trumpet) won an audition and a spot in the Navy Fleet Band. She will be a member of the Band, after completion of boot camp. She was previously a finalist for both the Band of the Golden West (Air Force) and the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps.