Trumpet Day

Trumpet being played in a band.

November 19, 2021

Join us to celebrate all things trumpet at this event for individual players. Ideal for high school and undergraduate students, amateur players and students of all ages are also welcome at this exciting event. You'll meet fellow trumpet enthusiasts and participate in many activities.

Includes event and T-shirt!

  • Cost: $20 per person
  • Registration deadline: November 5, 2021

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If you cancel five or more business days before the event, you may request a refund from Kristin Sherman at or 815-753-1450. No refunds will be made after this time unless NIU cancels the event.


You will work with NIU faculty including:


November 19, 2021
Location: NIU Music Building

Time Activity
9:30 a.m. Students arrive and check in
10 a.m. Warmup and Fundamentals class - Christopher Scanlon, Pharez Whitted, Tom Bough
11 a.m. Trumpet ensembles rehearsal and coaching
12 p.m. Lunch - bring your own lunch or visit local restaurants
1:20-2:50 p.m. Masterclass with Pharez Whitted and Christopher Scanlon
2:50-3 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Faculty Concert, Jazz Combos or Big Band featuring Pharez Whitted, Christopher Scanlon with NIU Brass Quintet, Banda NIU appearance
4 p.m. Talk/Tour - Admissions, life as music student with Brigid Crawford
7 p.m. (optional) Concert, NIU Wind Ensemble featuring Christopher Scanlon Trumpet Soloist

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College of Visual and Performing Arts
Office of External Programs

Music Building 132

Kristin Sherman

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