The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: Tips and tricks to practice efficiently
Dr. Chris Carrillo serves on the faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at James Madison University as the studio trumpet professor and principal trumpet of the Madison Brass. He is an active performer in classical, commercial, and early music mediums and performs regularly with the New Orchestra of Washington and throughout the greater Washington, D.C. area. He is a former member of the Victoria and Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestras, and the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. Additionally, he has performed with the symphony orchestras of Austin, Amadeus, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Harrisburg, Jacksonville, Memphis, and Roanoke; and with the opera companies of Austin Lyric, Ash Lawn, Opera Memphis, Opera on the James, and Opera Roanoke.
As a chamber musician, he has performed as a guest with the “President’s Own” United States Marine Band Brass Quintet, and he is a founding member of the Virginia Brass Consort. On baroque trumpet, he has performed with Chatham Baroque in Pittsburgh, Tempesta di Mare-The Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, the Staunton Music Festival, the Redeemer Artes Early Music Festival in Austin, the Tallahassee Bach Parley, and the Victoria Bach Festival. In the commercial medium, Chris has performed as a local musician with several national Broadway touring productions, numerous headlining performers, and toured extensively throughout Texas with the Harry James Orchestra. He holds degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Memphis with additional studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, UK. For more information please visit www.chriscarrillotrumpet.com