The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: The Historic Brass Society: Our History and Future Plans
Jason Dovel is a versatile performer, teacher, composer, and entrepreneur. Dovel has recorded four highly acclaimed solo CDs: Lost Trumpet Treasures (2014), Ascent: New Music for Trumpet (2016), Baroque Music for Trumpet and Organ (2018), and New Unaccompanied Music for Trumpet and Flugelhorn (2020).
As an orchestral trumpeter, he is principal trumpet of the Lexington Chamber Orchestra, Kentucky Bach Society, Lexington Theatre, and also spends summers playing in the Charlottesville Opera Orchestra in Virginia. He also regularly appears on historical instruments with period instrument groups around the United States. He is a founding member of the nationally touring Quintasonic Brass, who will be featured artists at the 2021 International Trumpet Guild Conference.
A dedicated pedagogue with a passion for research in teaching, he has published articles in the Music Educators Journal, International Trumpet Guild Journal, The Instrumentalist, and the Journal of the Art College of Inner Mongolia University in China. He is also editor of The Big Book of Sight-Reading Duets for Trumpet, published by Mountain Peak Music.
Also active as a composer and arranger, his works have been performed at the International Trumpet Guild Conference, National Trumpet Competition, Midwest Trumpet Festival, Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference, Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference, and at the Exploring Brass in Greece International Festival. His works are published through Prestissimo Press, Hickman Music Editions, Mountain Peak Music, and the Baroque Trumpet Shop.
Dovel is associate professor of trumpet at the University of Kentucky (UK), where he has taught since 2013.