hospitality was enjoyed by more than 1,000 trumpeters in May when TCU
hosted the 28th annual International Trumpet Guild Conference. From jazz
and classical to Gospel and theatrical, the worldŐs foremost trumpet association
tooted its horn in Fort Worth and delighted the campus and community for
four days with a series of concerts, recitals, lectures, panel discussions
and master classes.
included jazz legends Terence Blanchard and Carl Saunders, Gospel artist
Phil Driscoll (above), BBC Philharmonic principal Patrick Addinall, noted
Hollywood studio trumpeter Jon Lewis and FranceŐs Ensemble de Trompettes
the professionals were the TCU Trumpet Ensemble and 18 troupes of college
musicians, whose solo and group performances showed the flair and aplomb
worthy of the brassy main attraction -- the trumpet.