Upcoming Events

New York City
Vivaldi Gloria
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Bourbon Baroque and Louisville Ballet
Louisville, KY
Mozart Piano Concerto
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Bella Voce and Bella Voce Sinfonia
Chicago, IL
Bach Mass in b minor
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Bach Collegium Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN
Handel Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate
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Bourbon Baroque
Louisville, KY
Handel: Messiah
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Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra
Indianapolis, IN
Handel: Messiah
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Portland Baroque Orchestra
Portland, OR
Handel: Messiah
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Portland Baroque Orchestra
Portland, OR
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
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Victoria Baroque Players
Victoria, BC
Bach: BWV 51, Torelli: Sinfonia, Scarlatti
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Degree Programs in Baroque Trumpet and Cornetto

Study with Dr. Kwapis at:

Historical Performance¬†Institute at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music

Cornish College of the Arts

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available in person or via Skype and/or FaceTime. Check the schedule or send me a note to see if I am performing in a city near you — I am happy to make arrangements for private lessons in between rehearsals and performances. If you live in or near Seattle, private lessons can be arranged at my home. In addition to teaching lessons on period instruments and coaching early music chamber ensembles, I am also available for period performance practice coaching sessions on modern instruments as well as lessons on modern trumpet.



Summer 2012 Workshop

June 23 – 27, 2012 in Bloomington, Indiana

This workshop is open to professionals, students, teachers and advanced amateurs interested in the baroque trumpet.

The schedule will include a daily master class, an ensemble session, and a lecture. Each student will receive two private lessons during the week. An informal concert will conclude the workshop.

Click here for more information about the Baroque Trumpet Workshop at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music

Please note the Baroque Trumpet Workshop will be held immediately following the 2012 Natural Trumpet Making Workshop, which concludes on June 22. This is a wonderful opportunity for participants to make their own trumpet and use it to play during the workshop which begins on June 23.


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