Advocates

  • Joe Pino Joe PinoJoe Pino, performer, composer, and educator, has always pushed for musical excellence. In May 2008, Joe earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the world-renowned music school, Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Years later, his talent has taken him far. His extensive performance career led him into performing at some of ...
  • Anthony Galinier Anthony GalinierMuirhead-Wallace music products advocate Anthony Galinier was born in 1984. Anthony began playing trumpet as a child, initially developing his musical skills at Conservatoires in Lorient, Angers and Aubervilliers-La Courneuve. In 2005 he entered the Lyons Conservatory, and studied in the classes of Thierry Caens and Christian Léger, where he obtained his Higher National Diploma ...
  • Russel Gray Russel GrayRussell Gray has been working as a free lance conductor since 1998. He is currently holding posts of Adjunct Professor at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music (Australia), Principal Conductor of the Cambrian Philharmonic Orchestra (Wales), Musical Director of the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland, and President of the National Association of Brass band Conductors. Russell ...
  • Amik Guerra Amik GuerraAmik Guerra Lig-Long was born on May 11, 1973 in Havana, Cuba, where he also grew up and finished successfully his studies in the ”Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Arte”. Amik Guerra has made his reputation with a combination of skill in trumpet, percussion an arrangement. After leaving Cuba in 1994 he worked and traveled from Italy, ...
  • Bruce Adams Bruce AdamsBruce’s interest in jazz started as a seven year old in Glasgow when he heard a record of Django Reindhart. So impressed was Bruce, that he wanted to be able to play like Django. Fortunately his father Bob (himself a professional guitarist) spotted the obvious flaw in this plan. Bruce was a terrible guitarist, so ...
  • Jim Rotondi Jim RotondiTrumpeter Jim Rotondi has been a major figure in the world of jazz for over 20 years, both in New York and on the international scene. His sound, soul, and sense of swing have been in demand as leader, and sideman all over the world. A Montana native raised in a musical family, Jim started with ...
  • Mike Kaupa Mike KaupaMike Kaupa has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. From 2001 through 2005 he was a member of the faculty at the annual Seminario de Jazz, in Barcelona, Spain and has been associated with the “Taller de Musics” school since 1983. On Saturday December 2nd, 2007, Mike performed at the Palau de la Musica ...
  • Joris Minten Joris MintenJoris Minten Studied at the Jazz department of Maastricht and Amsterdam with Rob Bruynen and Jan Oosthof. Joris has toured with numerous national and international showcases like: Belle Perez, El Tattoo del Tigre, Greatest Hits Tour Q Music met o.a. Level 42, ABC, Spandau Ballet, Kool & the Gang, The Three Degrees, Elvis the Concert, Berget ...
  • Tredegar Town Band Tredegar Town BandThe musical origins of Tredegar Town Band can be traced back to 1849 when a local brass band from the Welsh Valley town was reported to have led a procession to celebrate the opening of a new mill for the Tredegar Iron and Coal Company. However, a formal organisation was not constituted until 1876. Threatened ...
  • Joshua Wagner Joshua WagnerJoshua Wagner is in high demand as a trumpet player, clinician, soloist, and teacher. From the beginning he has been setting himself apart from his peers with his huge sound, soaring high register, and musicality. He is currently 1st trumpet on the national tour of Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical. Past show experience includes 1st trumpet ...
  • Adam Rapa Adam RapaAdam Rapa is a dynamic performer, composer, producer and educator who has become widely known for the excitement, energy and enthusiasm he brings to stages and classrooms around the world. Rapa was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He began studying the trumpet at eleven years old, playing professionally at age thirteen and was playing lead ...
  • Alison Balsom Alison BalsomAlison Balsom is a superb advocate, combining technical brilliance with penetrating musicianship – a true poet of the trumpet as well as a formidable athlete.” (BBC Music Magazine, February 2012). Twice crowned ‘Female Artist of the Year’ at the Classic BRITs, Alison Balsom has cemented an international reputation as one of classical music’s great ambassadors and is ranked among ...
  • Mauro Martins Mauro MartinsMauro António Martins was born on the 4th of July, 1995 in Aargau, Switzerland. He initiated his musical studies at the age of ten, playing trumpet in the Philharmonic Band. In 2010 he joined the Escola Profissional de Artes da Covilhã (EPABI) where he began his studies in euphonium, with Nuno Machado. In 2013 he wins ...