THE 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD CONFERENCE
THE HYATT REGENCY • SAN ANTONIO • MAY 29 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2018
Anne McNamara currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Campbellsville University where she teaches trumpet, Brass Methods, and Graduate Research Methods and conducts the CU Trumpet Ensemble and CU Brass Ensemble. Dr. McNamara works regularly as a freelance trumpeter throughout the state of Kentucky including performing solo cornet with the Lexington Brass Band under the direction of Vince DiMartino. Her performance experiences have taken her to various locations in the United States and Europe. Highlights include performing on a live radio broadcast on Utah’s Highway 89 classical station, performing principal trumpet with the Great Noise Ensemble in their performance of Louis Andriessen’s La Commedia in the 2014 Andriessen 75 Festival, and performing as a flugelhorn soloist with the JMU Brass Band at the Great American Brass Band Festival.
In addition to performing, Dr. McNamara also actively pursues the commission and performance of new works such as her commission of Carson Cooman’s Sonata for Flugelhorn and Piano and the adaptation of Kevin McKee’s A Winter’s Night. She is also very active as a clinician and educator giving many university and high school masterclasses each year.
Dr. McNamara earned a BM in Music Education from James Madison University, a MM in Trumpet Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a DMA in Trumpet Performance from the University of Maryland. Her trumpet teachers include Chris Gekker, Steve Hendrickson, Dr. Michael Ewald, Ronald Romm, Tito Carrillo, and Jim Kluesner. Dr. McNamara is a Yamaha Performing Artist.