Amy Horvey In this performance, the solo trumpet, playen by Amy Horvey, will be used as a laboratory for a performative journey through the architecture of the instruments acoustic identity - an attempt to rethink the concept of "trumpet" from a different perpsective, farthe from the cultural idea of "what the trumpet is" and closer to ita acoustical properties. Trumpeter Amy Horvey, 25, has worked internationally with a range of performance projects specializing in cutting- edge contemporary music. In 2005 she premiered Philip Matuczewisky's Concerto for Trumpet. Amy currently plays in the Thunder Symphony Orchestra and works as a trumpet instructor at Lakehead University.
Chris DiMeglio Group The Chris DiMeglio Group combines elements of rock, classical, jazz, and experimental music, presenting original pieces with concrete and unusual forms, free improvisation inspired by photography, unique trumpet and percussion effects, and an integration of poetry both recited and sung.
Bart Mitelberger and The Chance Trio UK-born trumpet player Bart Mitelberger is a lyrical and melodic player who first appeared in FONT Music in Trumpet Nation on the opening night of the 2nd annual Festival. He has studied with Dennis Sansole and was an American Composers Forum grant winner in 2003. He has worked with a variety of artists including Fathead, G-Love and Special Sauce, Conjunto 23, the Diable Planets, Jon Fadis, James Moody, Dave Liebman, Tyrone Brown, Farid Barron and Tom Lawton.