Virginia Tech Trumpet Festival

The sixth annual Virginia Tech Trumpet Festival was held September 23–24, 2022 in Blacksburg, VA.

This year's event featured performances by guest artists Nadje Noordhuis and ITG Board Member Dr. Christopher Moore. Noordhuis performed a concert of her own compositions and arrangements with the Virginia Tech Jazz Ensemble, while Dr. Moore gave a masterclass for college and high school students and performed at the festival concert.

Guest artist Christopher Moore with Jason Crafton and the Virginia Tech trumpet studio

The festival concert benefits the Allen Bachelder Trumpet Scholarship, given yearly to students at Virginia Tech. This year's concert featured performances by Bachelder Scholarship recipient Chloie Orange, Virginia Tech faculty Dr. Jason Crafton and James Bean, and Dr. Moore. 

Nadje Noordhuis with Jason Crafton and the Virginia Tech Jazz Ensemble trumpet section

(Source: Jason Crafton)

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