IUP Trumpet Studio Travels to Cleveland to Hear Cleveland Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Posted on 9/29/2015 9:40:36 AM

Seventeen members of the IUP Trumpet Studio traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, on September 24 to hear the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra's season-opening performance of Mozart's "Symphony No. 41" (Jupiter) and "An Alpine Symphony" by Strauss.

Trumpet Studio to Cleveland 2Following the performance, Michael Sachs, principal trumpeter with the CSO, met with the students for an hour and answered questions about trumpet playing and life as an orchestral trumpet player.

The following morning, the group toured the Conn-Selmer Factory in East Lake, Ohio, where brass instruments of all types are manufactured. The students also had the opportunity to try out numerous instruments in the showroom before returning Trumpet Studio to Cleveland 3to IUP.

Matt Barabas, general manager of Volkwein's Music in Pittsburgh, and Rick Hanby, regional manager for the Conn-Selmer Corporation, provided logistical and financial support for this trip.

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