THE 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD CONFERENCE
THE HYATT REGENCY • SAN ANTONIO • MAY 29 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2018
Kyle Millsap is Assistant Professor of Trumpet & Jazz at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Along with overseeing the trumpet program, he directs Jazz Band 3, the trumpet ensembles, the jazz trumpet ensembles, and performs with the Kingsville Brass Quintet.
He has performed as lead trumpet for shows/concerts with The Temptations, Mannheim Steamroller, Johnny Mathis, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Al Kapone, Kirk Whalum, and the Jazz Orchestra of the Delta. He has performed at halftime for the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies and multiple events for Elvis Presley Enterprises. Theater credits include performances for numerous Broadway national touring companies and regional theater premieres and productions.
Orchestral credits include the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Wichita Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica UANL, and the Eroica Ensemble. He has been a featured soloist with the Corpus Christi Wind Symphony, the TAMUK Wind Symphony, and the TAMUK Chamber Orchestra.
He has written articles for the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Journal and International Trumpet Guild Journal, for which he also serves as a music reviewer. He is a member of the Artist Faculty for the National Trumpet Competition. His own compositions and arrangements have been published through Cimarron Music and Triplo Press.
Dr. Millsap holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Memphis, Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas, and Bachelor of Music degree from Wichita State University. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist, as well as an artist for Torpedo Bags.