High school students from Louisiana and Texas receive specialized trumpet instruction at Northwestern


Nine students attending the Honors Band Camp at Northwestern State University received specialized training from Associate Professor of Trumpet Galindo Rodriguez while attending the camp. Rodriguez worked with the camp as applied trumpet coach. He conducted sessions on solo trumpet literature encompassing standard works from the classical through the 20th Century. Rodriguez presented masterclasses dealing with subjects pertinent to professional preparation: mental study, physical preparation, fundamentals of brass and repertoire. Participating students were, left to right, Aiden Finnerud of Nacogdoches, Texas, Caden Stehlik of Forney, Texas, Jackson Ocampo of Leander, Texas, Evan Martin of Paris, Texas, Camden Young of Sulphur,  Jordan Curley of Haughton, Isaac Kim of Lafayette, Nicholas Willy of Lake Charles and Piper Smith of Ball.