Today marks the first anniversary of the Women’s March. There are many great women trumpeters–let’s meet five.
Allison Balsom. A British phenom, she’s been soloing professionally for the past 17 years. She’s a big advocate for music education. She can even play baroque trumpet!
Tine Thing Helseth. I did a post about Tine a while back. She is an amazing soloist. Great tone and innovative programming.
Marie Speziale. An influential trumpet teacher and orchestral player. She was the first female to play trumpet in a major symphony orchestra, starting in the Cincinnati Symphony at the age of 19.
Ingrid Jensen is a Canadian jazz trumpeter who has won several Juno awards.
Barbara Butler. She is one of the best classical trumpet teachers in the U.S.
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Great list, but with so many great women trumpeters, I’m surprised a few were left out….but then the blog post would be 24,861 pages long….
You’re absolutely right, Pete. In the future, I’ll need to devote a lot more time to a larger list. Thanks!
Just picked up my trumpet last September… love it. So great to play for the first time!