Saturday, May 21, 2011

'Wilmer Wise Clinic' 8:30-10:00 AM, May 25 at International Trumpet Guild's 36th Annual Conference in Minneapolis

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Trumpeter Wilmer Wise keeps us informed of activities of the International Trumpet Guild, whose 36th annual Conference is in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 24-28, 2011. Here is Wilmer's bio in the program, which notes the Wilmer Wise Clinic will be held 8:30-10:00 AM Wednesday, May 25, 2011:

Wilmer Wise
“Wilmer Wise was born and raised in Philadelphia, and has had a magnificently varied career. H e has played with the Dick Clark Youth Band, The Intruders, the Club Harlem Band of Atlantic City He performed the Haydn Concerto at age 23 with the Philadelphia Orchestra, played principal trumpet in the first Music from Marlboro tour to Europe, recorded with Pablo Casals, played lead trumpet in the only recording of West Side Story conducted by Leonard Bernstein, played five seasons with the Baltimore Symphony as assistant principal, served on the faculties of Morgan State and the Peabody Conservatory, In addition, Wise performed with the New York Philharmonic, the American Symphony, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic (35 years as principal), recorded most of the Philip Glass movie soundtracks, and played lead trumpet in more than 30 Broadway Shows, including five Stephen Sondheim hits.

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