The BU Trumpet Ensemble has been invited to the live round at the 2018 National Trumpet Competition! The ensemble, comprised of Michael Sullivan (DMA ’20), Matt Allen (MM ’18), Rob Wollenberg (MM ’19), John Johnson (BM ’20), Katie Raney (BM ’18), and Peter Everson (BM ’19), will be performing Professor Terry Everson’s arrangement of Els Salón México by Aaron Copland.
John Johnson has also been selected to perform at the competition in the Undergraduate Solo Division.
This year’s competition will be held March 8-10 at the University of North Texas!
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