The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: Language Learning and the Trumpet: Correlations and Advantages of Utilizing Language Learning Techniques in Trumpet Instruction, and Performance
Jacquelyn Lankford is the Assistant Professor of Trumpet at McNeese State University, acting principal and second trumpet with the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, and third trumpet in the Lake Charles Symphony Orchestra. She earned her Doctorate in Trumpet Performance with a related field in Music Education from the University of North Texas in 2019, Master’s in Trumpet Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music in 2016, and Bachelor’s in Music Education from New Mexico State University in 2014.
Ensembles she has performed with include the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Lake Charles Symphony Orchestra, Rory Partin Big Band, Calcasieu Brass Band, Richardson Symphony Orchestra, Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, Big Band on the Rio Grande, Eastman Wind Ensemble, UNT Symphony Orchestra, and UNT Wind Symphony. In 2019, she was also appointed head of the Lake Charles annual Messiah production, which is one of the longest running performances of Messiah in the country.
As a soloist, Jacquelyn was invited to Rouen, France to compete in the Eric Aubier International Trumpet Competition where she was one of only two United States competitors. She has also competed at the National Trumpet Competition many times in both the solo and ensemble divisions, and won 3rd place in the large ensemble division in 2018 with the UNT large ensemble’s performance of Kevin McKee’s Vuelta del Fuego.