Trumpet Players: Join in on Trumpet Day, April 16

Posted on 3/21/2016 3:33:36 PM

Calling all trumpet players! Trumpet Day at IUP is an all-day event for trumpet players of all ages, from eighth grade through adult. Trumpet Day is Saturday, April 16, 2016. Musicians interested in participating in Trumpet Day should complete this registration form.

Students and adults will participate in warm-up sessions and rehearsals with trumpet ensembles and will perform during the 6:00 final recital.

Peter BondThe guest artist for the day is Peter Bond. Bond has been a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since 1992. Previously, he served as principal trumpet of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra in Albuquerque. Bond is a clinician for Bach trumpets and will present a clinic at 1:00 and a recital at 4:30 that afternoon.

Trumpet ensembles will be conducted by Kevin Eisensmith, trumpet professor at IUP, and Paul Rode, band director at Penns Manor High School.

Registration for the day is $10. For more information, please contact Eisensmith at or call 724-357-1246.

Department of Music