Trumpet Extravaganza

may 17, 2020 | 3:00 PM 


                   Transcendent Journey                        Galante

                   Silver Trumpets                                  Losey              

                   Cimarron                                           Harris

                                      Calvert Award presentation

                   Geschwindmarsch                             Hindemith (after Beethoven)            

                   Like Father, Like Son                          Vizzutti

                             Vince and Gabriel DiMartino – trumpet soloists


                   Kirkpatrick Fanfare                            Boysen

                   Hounds of Spring Overture              Reed

                   I Dream of Jeanie                             Foster

                               Vincent and Gabriel DiMartino, cornet

                   Make a Joyful Noise                          Beckel

                   Virgin of the Macarena                     Koff

                                               Vince DiMartino, trumpet

                   The Firebird Stravinsky

Gabriel DiMartino is one of the most versatile young trumpet artists in the United States. From Bach to rock, Gabriel has performed as a member of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, The New Columbian Brass Band, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass and the Doc Severinsen Big Band. He has been a featured recitalist, performing both jazz and classical music at International Trumpet Guild Conferences in Australia; Denver, CO; and Grand Rapids, MI. Gabriel has been an assisting artist in groups, performing with Patti Austin, Allen Vizzutti, rock groups Chicago and Mannheim Steamroller and other touring artists. He has recorded CDs as a soloist with the Syracuse University Wind Ensemble and with his father, well-known trumpet soloist Vince DiMartino.


Gabriel has been a member of the summer faculty at the Interlochen Center for the Arts and has presented master classes at Interlochen and other institutions. He returns to his hometown of Danville, KY every summer to perform with the Advocate Brass Band and others at the Great American Brass Band Festival.


Gabriel is a frequent recitalist and member of orchestras, big bands and chamber ensembles in the Carolinas. He also serves as Assistant Professor of Trumpet at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, DePaul University and Wichita State University, where he was a graduate teaching assistant and received a master’s degree in trumpet performance.


Vince DiMartino is one of the most sought after trumpet performers and educators. Since graduating from The Eastman School of Music in 1972, professor DiMartino taught at the University of Kentucky until 1993. At that time, Mr. DiMartino began a new appointment as Distinguished Artist in residence at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. There he teaches trumpet, jazz history, and coaches brass and jazz ensembles. He has served as the Music Chair and is currently coordinator of the Centre College Instrumental Program. He is a distinguished Matton Professor of Music at Centre College.  Please see: for his full biography.