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Young Artist Award


to provide recognition for developing young trumpeters

ITG announces the Young Artist Award to provide recognition for developing young trumpeters. Winners will receive a one-year membership to ITG and will be featured in the ITG Journal. Nominations will be accepted only from music teachers and private instructors, and nominees must be high school students (age 18 or younger) at the date of nomination. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges.

To nominate a student, mail or email a letter of recommendation to:

David Bohnert, ITG Young Artist Awards
Director of Bands/Trumpet Instructor
Wayne State College
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Letters must include mailing addresses, phone/fax numbers, and email addresses of the teacher and nominee. Entries will be accepted at any time and will be active for one year from the date of submission. Winners will be selected on December 15, April 15, July 15, and September 15.


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26 June 2009 Winner: Ansel Norris
27 March 2009 Winner: Kyla Moscovich
28 January 2009 Winner: Cory Johnson
29 October 2008 Winner: Mark McKee
30 June 2008 Winner: Steven Miller
31 March 2008 Winner: Kristen Wall
32 January 2008 Winner: Case O'Donnell
33 October 2007 Winner: Colton Crandell
34 June 2007 Winner: Ryan Beach
35 March 2007 Winner: Adrianna Droz
36 January 2007 Winner: Simon Bosch
37 October 2006 Winner: Lauren Bird
38 June 2006 Winner: Alongorn Laosaichua
39 March 2006 Winner: Jessica Lordi
40 January 2006 Winner: Daniel Watson
41 October 2005 Winner: Andy Cresap
42 June 2005 Winner: Traci Nelson
43 March 2005 Winner: Shawn Williams
44 January 2005 Winner: Caleb Hudson
45 October 2004 Winner: Andrew Bruhn
46 June 2004 Winner: Jason Brodsky
47 March 2004 Winner: Anne Wilde
48 January 2004 Winner: Jon Kratzer
49 October 2003: Maxilmilien Darché
50 June 2003 Winner: Carlos Sanchez

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About the Editor: David Bohnert is Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Wayne State College where he teaches conducting, music education, applied trumpet, and brass methods, as well as serving as director for the WSC Wind Ensemble and Marching Band. He holds the Bachelor of Music (Trumpet Performance) and Bachelor of Music Education degrees from Southeast Missouri State University. He earned the Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, where he also served as a graduate teaching assistant with the University Bands. He has done post-graduate study at the Eastman School of Music and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, where he completed the DMA (Trumpet Performance).

An active performer, Bohnert plays regularly with A Touch of Brass, the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra and Municipal Band, in addition to maintaining an active solo recital schedule. He has recently performed at the International Trumpet Guild conference and the American Guild of Organists conference and is on the recording reviewing staff for the journal of the International Trumpet Guild.

David was selected for the 2009 State National Bank Teaching Excellence Award at Wayne State College. He resides in Wayne, Nebraska with his wife Melissa and their three sons, Ethan, Aidan, and Nolan.

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