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Vince DiMartino is one of the most sought after trumpet performers and educators.

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Gabriel DiMartino has performed as a member of The Wichita Symphony, The New Columbian Brass Band and the Doc Severinsen Big Band.

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Brian Allred – Soloist

Brian Allred enjoys a varied repertoire as a soloist, with orchestras, and as a chamber musician.


The music of Clint Needham has been described as “wildly entertaining” and “stunning... brilliantly orchestrated” by the New York Times, as well as “well-crafted and arresting… riveting” by the Herald Times.

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Evelyn Glennie – Soloist

Evelyn is the first person in musical history to successfully create and sustain a full-time career as a solo percussionist.

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Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1954. He is the son of a dance-band drummer and the oldest of five brothers, all professional musicians.