The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: Cohesion in the Brass Quintet – with Buddy Deshler
Trumpet artist Garrett Klein has performed across the United States and Asia as a soloist, chamber player, and orchestral musician. Garrett is currently on the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he leads the UNCG Trumpet Studio and directs the UNCG Trumpet Ensemble. Additionally, Garrett is a member of the Dallas Brass, an internationally-recognized touring brass ensemble that has mastered a wide range of musical styles.
Outside of touring with Dallas Brass, Garrett appears regularly as a soloist, guest orchestral musician, and clinician. Recent solo performances have been with the Minnesota Symphonic Winds, Gustavus Wind Orchestra, and the St. Olaf Norseman Band. He has also performed with the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, Charlotte Symphony, The Phoenix Symphony, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Minnesota Orchestra. Prior to his appointment at UNCG, Garrett served on the faculties of St. Olaf College and Gustavus Adolphus College.
Garrett attended Arizona State University, where he earned the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees, along with a Certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy. Prior to studying at ASU, he attended the prestigious Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. His Bachelor of Music degree came from St. Olaf College in Minnesota. Garrett’s primary teachers have been Steven Hagen, Martin Hodel, and David Hickman. Garrett and his wife, Mara, enjoy traveling the world, spending time in the mountains, and playing with their dog, Scout.