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Dr. Scott Meredith
Assistant Professor
Brass Area Coordinator, Trumpet Studio

Dr. Scott Meredith is Assistant Professor of trumpet at the University of Wyoming where he teaches applied trumpet, Jazz Techniques, Jazz History, and directs the University of Wyoming trumpet ensemble.  He currently serves as brass area head and is collegiate vice president of the Wyoming Music Educators Association.

His students have participated and successfully competed in state, regional and national festivals and competitions: most recently in the National Trumpet Competition in Washington, D.C., and the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute in Denver, Colorado.

He has performed nationally with the Owensboro Symphony (KY), the Irving, Plano, and San Angelo Symphonies (TX), Dallas Wind Symphony, Orchestra of New Spain (TX), Newcastle Brass Quintet, Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, Boulder Philharmonic and the Colorado Jazz Orchestra.  Dr. Meredith maintains an active schedule of performance engagements, masterclasses, and clinics in the Rocky Mountain region.  Currently, he is Principal trumpet with the Wyoming Symphony and Co-Principal trumpet in the Cheyenne Symphony.  He is also a regular member of the Fort Collins Symphony and Opera Fort Collins.  Prior to his appointment at the University of Wyoming, Dr. Meredith taught at the University of Northern Colorado and the University of North Texas.

Dr. Meredith earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in trumpet performance from the University of North Texas, where he studied with Keith Johnson, Leonard Candelaria, and John Holt and baroque trumpet with John Thiessen.  Dr. Meredith earned his Masters degree in trumpet performance from the University of North Texas and his Bachelor of Music Performance and Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Northern Colorado where he studied with William Pfund.  He can be heard on the "Teaching Music through Performance in Band" series as well as numerous recordings with the University of North Texas Wind Symphony under the direction of Eugene Corporon as part of the "Klavier Wind Project," including: Convergence, UFO: Music of Michael Daugherty, Time Pieces, Recollections, Symphonic Excursions, Escapades, Carmina Burana, Hemispheres, Allegories, and Retrospectives.

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