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Dr. Jack Burt

Dr. Jack Burt is the Associate Professor of Trumpet at the University of Maine, where he is responsible for the trumpet studio, and also directs the Jazz Ensemble, Brass Choir and Trumpet Ensemble. He received degrees in musicology and trumpet performance from the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio and the University of South Carolina. He earned his DMA in Trumpet from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Raymond Crisara. He also pursued musical studies in Berlin, Germany, and has worked with members of major orchestras in the United States and Europe, among them the Chicago Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Berliner Philharmoniker. He is the former principal trumpet of the Corpus Christi and Victoria Symphony Orchestras. Dr. Burt has performed in Germany, the Netherlands, and also appeared throughout Mexico as a member of the Orquesta Filarmonica de la Ciudad de Mexico and the Orquesta Filarmonica de la UNAM. Solo and recital appearances included performances with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, the Victoria Bach Festival, Victoria Symphony, the San Antonio Brass, the Arkady Music Festival in Bar Harbor, Maine and, as a conductor, at the Breckenridge Music Institute in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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