THE 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD CONFERENCE
THE HYATT REGENCY • SAN ANTONIO • MAY 29 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2018
Dr. Aaron Witek is Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM), where he previously held the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Professorship in Music. Maintaining an active performance schedule, Witek has performed throughout the United States and China. His playing experiences include the Monroe Symphony Orchestra (LA), Sinfonia Gulf Coast Orchestra (FL), Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra (FL), and Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra (FL). As a soloist, Witek has performed with the International Shanghai Symphonic Band (Shanghai, China), the Monroe Symphony Orchestra and several university ensembles.
Witek has presented recitals and master classes at many universities and conferences; including the International Trumpet Guild Conference, International Women’s Brass Conference, Louisiana Music Educators’ Conference, and the Florida Music Educators’ Convention. He has been an adjudicator numerous times at the International Trumpet Guild Conference, National Trumpet Competition, and Louisiana All-State auditions.
As a noted author, Dr. Witek has been published several times in the International Trumpet Guild Journal. His book entitled Gordon Mathie: The Treasured Legacy of a Master Teacher and Performer, published by WR Enterprises, was released at the 2014 International Trumpet Guild Conference.
Students of Witek’s have been International Trumpet Guild Scholarships recipients, division finalist in the Music Teachers National Association Competition, and semifinalist in the National Trumpet Competition. Witek has been awarded the Florida State University and ULM Teaching Achievement Award, and has been a recipient of the ULM College of Arts, Education, and Sciences Dean’s Award of Excellence.
Aaron Witek is proud to be a Conn-Selmer Vincent Bach Performing Artist.