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Freddy Martin, Chris Martin, Michael Martin

Freddy Martin, Chris Martin, Michael Martin

Creating a Beautiful Trumpet Sound

Clinic Synopsis:

The fundamentals of creating trumpet tone, musicianship and ensemble playing. Through explanation and demonstration the Martin’s describe the road to playing the trumpet professionally. From beginning fundamentals to rehearsals and performances with the Chicago Symphony and Civic Orchestras Chris and Mike discuss how it feels, and the rewards of what it’s like, to work at the instrument every day.

Freddy Martin, Chris Martin, Michael Martin - Biographical Information

Freddy Martin is band director at the Westminster schools and is entering his forty first year in teaching. He is adjunct faculty for brass at Emory University and is Brass Coordinator for the Phantom Regiment Drum Corps. He is a member of the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame. Chris Martin is Principal Trumpet in the Chicago Symphony and is adjunct faculty for trumpet at Northwestern University. After receiving his degree from the Eastman School of Music Mr. Martin performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra before joining the Chicago Symphony. Michael Martin has recently completed his Masters Degree from Northwestern University in trumpet performance and is a member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra. He is a former national trumpet champion as a soloist and also is a composer and performer with the Northwestern Trumpet Ensemble.