Undergraduates

2005

  • Candice Baker awarded scholarship to Sewanee summer Music Festival.
  • Curt Elverd and Michael Butler selected for Conn-Selmer University seminar at Notre Dame University
  • John Gardner performs for fourth summer in the resident professional brass ensemble for Camp of the Woods, summer cultural and religious retreat in New York State.

2004

  • TTU Trumpet Ensemble wins fourth place of 22 university trumpet ensembles at the National Trumpet Competition.
  • Matt Kirkpatrick awarded graduate assistantship to Wichita State University to perform in the faculty brass quintet and professional Wichita Symphony and is selected a performer for the Northwestern University Trumpet Seminar.
  • Mark Morgan is hired as a trumpet performer by Norwegian Cruise Lines.
  • John Gardner performs for third summer in the resident professional brass ensemble for Camp of the Woods, summer cultural and religious retreat in New York State.

2003

  • Mark Morgan is a semifinalist jazz soloist for the National Trumpet Competition
  • John Gardner performs in the resident professional brass ensemble for Camp of the Woods, summer cultural and religious retreat in New York State.
  • Matt Kirkpatrick performs with resident orchestra for the Catania International Music Festival in Italy.

2002

  • Matt Kirkpatrick is a semifinalist soloist for The National Trumpet Competition, is awarded scholarship to the summer Eastern Music Festival, and is selected as one of ten performers for the DePaul University Trumpet Seminar.
  • Mark Morgan awarded scholarship to the summer Skidmore Jazz Institute.

2001

  • TTU Trumpet Ensemble wins second place of 13 university trumpet ensembles at the National Trumpet Competition.
  • Tim Joynt wins third place in the jazz soloist division of the National Trumpet Competition.
  • Doug Clark is awarded graduate assistantship to University of Georgia for Master’s in Performance.
  • Matt Kirkpatrick and Bryan Crisp win two of the eleven collegiate scholarships awarded by the International Trumpet Guild to attend annual conference.
  • Bryan Crisp wins first place in solo division of the Tennessee Trumpet Competition.
  • Matt Kirkpatrick wins second place in solo division of the Tennessee Trumpet Competition and is awarded a scholarship to Brevard Summer Music Festival.
  • Bryan Crisp and Doug Clark win the duet division of the Tennessee Trumpet Competition.
  • John Gardner and Doug Clark perform in the resident professional brass ensemble for Camp of the Woods, summer cultural and religious retreat in New York State.
  • Will Rachal, Bryan Crisp, and Doug Clark are semifinalist soloists for National Trumpet Competition.

2000

  • Student brass quintet with Doug Clark and Bryan Crisp wins first place at National Trumpet Competition.
  • Doug Clark is semifinalist soloist for the National Trumpet Competition and is awarded a scholarship for a second year to attend Brevard Summer Music Festival. He also tours and records with the nationally famous Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass
  • Bryan Crisp is only trumpeter of 120 competitors to perform in four divisions (solo, trumpet ensemble, jazz soloist, and chamber music) of the National Trumpet Competition.
  • Justin Scott wins 2nd place in the solo division of the Tennessee Trumpet Competition.
  • Shane Joyce, Doug Clark, and Bryan Crisp are chosen for the College Band Directors National Association Southeastern Intercollegiate Band. TTU had more trumpeters in the group than any other university.

1999

  • Doug Clark awarded scholarship to attend Brevard Summer Music Festival.
  • Bryan Crisp tours and records a 2nd year with the nationally famous Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass.

1998

  • Doug Clark wins first place in the solo division of the Tennessee Trumpet Competition.
  • Bryan Crisp tours and records with the nationally famous Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass.

1997

  • Stephen Collins awarded a scholarship from the International Trumpet Guild to attend annual conference. and awarded graduate assistantship to University of Kansas for Master’s in Performance.

1996

  • Wayne Robbins is one of four finalists in the solo competition for International Trumpet Guild Conference. and awarded graduate assistantship to University of Texas for Master’s in Performance.

1995

  • Wayne Robbins awarded "Special Recognition" as a semifinalist soloist at National Trumpet Competition. and awarded a scholarship from the International Trumpet Guild to attend conference.
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