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Congratulations to Erika Izaguirre

Dr. Erika Izaguirre has been appointed trumpet instructor at Concordia College, beginning Fall 2021. Erika is one of our excellent Noteworthy Editors and we are so thrilled for her success and wish her the best in her new position. Learn more about Erika: Dr. Erika Izaguirre has been appointed Trumpet Instructor at

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A Note from Carole Dawn Reinhardt

My Girls! At the IWBC conference in Phoenix, I met two very talented young women trumpeters, students at UCLA. Had the opportunity to work with them several times during the conference.  We kept in touch and both girls, Kayla Solomon and Ellen Shinogle, came to Vienna that Christmas to have some

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In Memoriam: Philip Biggs

We are so saddened to learn of the passing of Philip Biggs, a kindred spirit and steadfast supporter of brass playing. A cornet player, Philip Biggs spent 30 years as a performer before beginning a career in promotion, education and marketing. In August 2003 Philip launched The Brass Herald, a five

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