2015 Directors 

Richard Stoelzel, Artistic Director

Valerie StoelzelExecutive Director

Sheryl IottManaging Director 


2015 Guest Artists and Faculty

Guest Artists:

Allen Vizzutti, special guest artist

Stephen BurnsSolo Competition Chair

John Hagstrom, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Manu Mellaerts, Solo Trumpet, National Opera 'La Monnaie'; Professor, Royal Conservatorium, Brussels; Artist Leader, Belgian Brass

Vince DiMartino

Bob Malone, Yamaha Trumpets


John Daniel, Lawrence University

Gabe DiMartino, Syracuse University

Jason Dovel, University of Kentucky

Ryan Gardner, Oklahoma State University

Chase Hawkins, principal trumpet, Knoxville Symphony & 2014 GVSU Solo Competition Winner

Brittany Hendricks, Ball State University

Tim Hudson, Gardner-Webb University


Stefan Johnsson, Composer/Trumpet

Kevin Maloney, U.S. Army Band ("Pershing's Own")

Jean Moorehead-Libs, Concordia College

Dan Patrylak, University of Connecticut

Wiff Rudd, Baylor University












Aries Trio (Richard Stoelzel, trumpet; Megan Crawford, violin; Sheryl Iott, piano)

Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra

Sheryl Iott, pianist




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