Friends, peers, organizations, and institutions that have inspired me along the years,
in no particular order. Click on the name in order to access their site.
They're all wonderful, check them out:
Jean-François Madeuf- Musician, Historical Trumpeter
Michael Münkwitz- Historical Instrument Maker, Supervisor of the International Trumpet-making Workshop
Richard Seraphinoff- Musician, Professor of Music at Indiana University, Natural Horn Maker,
Supervisor of the International Trumpet-making Workshop.
Nathaniel Wood- Musician, Historical Instrument Maker
Julian Zimmermann- Musician, Historical Trumpeter
Brass For Beginners- Brass for Beginners® is an interdisciplinary method for learning the fundamentals of brass playing using the natural trumpet.
They offer instruments and mouthpieces as well as educational material.
International Trumpet-making Workshop- A workshop focused on making natural trumpets using 17th century techniques. Supervised by Dr. Richard Seraphinoff, Dr. Robert Barclay, and Mr. Michael Münkwitz. No metal working experience needed.
Historic Brass Society-The Historic Brass Society is an international music organization concerned with the entire range of early brass music...
American Music Instrument Society-The American Musical Instrument Society promotes better understanding of all aspects of the history, design, construction, restoration, and usage of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods.