Meet our instructor Trevor

Trevor graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno NV in 2007 to receive a Bachelor of Classical and Jazz Trumpet performance. He continued his education at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA to receive a Master of Fine Arts in 2010. Trevor plans on applying for the doctoral program in conducting at the University of Washington for the Fall of 2015. He also attended the School for Improvisational Music in Brooklyn, New York, in 2006. He started his musical training at the age of ten, first on piano and then two years later on the trumpet, and continued studying privately through high school. During college, he has performed in ensembles, big bands, jazz combos, university orchestras, wind ensembles and brass ensembles, as well as touring nationally. He was lead trumpet/soloist with a drum and bugle corps from 2003-2005, and was a member of the Reno Philharmonic from 2007-2008. Trevor has been teaching since 2002, teaching trumpet, trombone, and piano, both privately and group classes at the high school level, as well as directing various ensembles, and is currently teaching at local high schools in their marching bands, jazz ensembles and brass sections. Trevor also coached a vanguard drum and bugle corps from 2009-2013 in various high schools. Along with teaching, Trevor continues to perform locally as soloists and in ensembles, as well as doing recording projects in both the classical and jazz genres. He offers classical, jazz, rock, Eastern European, funk, African, and Latin styles among other styles.


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