Brian McWhorter

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Brian McWhorter (trumpet) performs, composes, and improvises contemporary music as a solo artist and in groups such as the Meridian Arts Ensemble, the film-accompanying After Quartet, and the percussion-trumpet duo Endy Emby. He has recorded with the American Brass Quintet, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Absolute Ensemble, and the chamber / pop group The Sharp Things, and After Quartet on an album that featured his original compositions for two silent films. He was a founding member of Extension Ensemble, an award-winning brass quintet responsible for numerous commissions of progressive composers. Hailed as a "terrific trumpeter" by The New York Times, McWhorter is a graduate of the Juilliard School and the University of Oregon and held teaching positions at Princeton University and Greenwich House Music School before teaching at Louisiana State University.

Related Resources:

Luciano Berio: The Complete Sequenzas and Works for Solo Instruments (mode 161-163)

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