David Pastor, the Trumpeter of Multiple Languages
David Pastor’s voice is always full of positivity, enthusiasm and energy, even when he accumulates hours and hours of work, even by telephone, in the middle of Istanbul’s busy airport (Turkey), where a long stop awaits him for his return home.
Esteban Batallán — When Dreams Become Reality
We tell you the story of this young Spanish trumpeter who has achieved his highest professional aspiration (and that of many trumpeters): taking the chair of Adolph Herseth in the Chicago Symphony. Don’t miss this inspiring report.
An Interview with Four Greats — Guido Segers, Andrea Lucchi, Raúl Junquera and Ángel Serrano
From April 23-27, 2019, the Xàtiva Trumpet Days will be celebrated in Spain, a fantastic trumpet event sponsored by Sanganxa, in which four giants of the European orchestral trumpet world meet. For this reason, we wanted to gather you here and give you this special interview with the four trumpeters. We hope you enjoy it!
Talons for Taps — A Project of the Trumpet Studio of the ULM, to Pay Tribute to Our Veterans
The trumpet studio at the University of Louisiana at Monroe offers families of veterans of the United States Armed Forces a live performance of the famous 'Taps' at funeral or memorial services.
Shires’ Q Series Trumpets — The Best of Both Worlds
The prestigious American brand S.E. Shires has managed to design 4 models of trumpets (2 in B-flat and 2 in C) with quite a few characteristics typical of professional instruments, without a price increase. It’s the 'Q Series'. Let’s tell you about it.
Yamaha Model 8310Z — Everything You Need to Know About This Trumpet
In this article we will tell you about one of the most spectacular trumpets by Yamaha.
One of the Oldest International Music Courses in Spain
The Benidorm International Music Course in Alicante (Spain), which has become a musical reference for the summer, celebrates 31 uninterrupted sessions. The next date is from July 1-5, 2019.
Training Scholarships for Professors That Have Students With Braces
Pedagogue Dr. Jordi Albert, through the International Research Institute for Music Learning, offers a teachers training course entitled "Orthodontia while learning a brass instrument", which helps brass teachers and students to continue playing their instrument with these "dreaded" orthodontics. There will be 6 full scholarships available (applications can be sent in until January 25, 2019). Space is Limited!
The Spanish National Orchestra Trumpeters Start Their Own Quintet — brassONEquintet
The trumpeters are Adán Delgado (principal) and Juan Antonio Martínez (assistant principal), and they have started their own quintet with other brass members of the orchestra. As part of the “Satellite Series” of concerts, on Dec 16, 2018, the quintet will be giving their first concert in the National Auditorium in Spain, and because of this we wanted to interview them.
An Interview with Selina Ott — First Prize Winner, ARD Competition in Munich, 2018
We wanted to interview this young Austrian for Trumpet Magazine, who just won the first prize in the 2018 edition of the International Music Competition of the ARD in Munich (Germany), in the specialty of trumpet. After talking with her, we can conclude that Selina has three important qualities: humility, talent and hard work.
A Chat With the Members of Spanish Brass
In Trumpet Magazine, we wanted to have a conversation with the members of the most recognized Spanish brass quintet at the international level: Spanish Brass, which will turn 30 years old in 2019. Do not miss this chat.
Stomvi Onstage With Modern Music and Jazz
Last month, we published an article about classical trumpeters and professors from around the world that play on Stomvi instruments. Now, it’s the jazz and commercial music trumpeters’ turn.