The 48th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Youth Session: Music and Marketability: Career Development for Students
Dr. Julia Bell is Visiting Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Texas Tech University. Bell was a member of the trumpet section of the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra for four years and has performed with the Alabama Symphony, Panama City Symphony, Mediterranean Opera Festival, and Miami Music Festival Orchestras, among others. She was the third-place winner of the Graduate Solo Division of the 2022 National Trumpet Competition and was a featured co-soloist with the Mantzaros Philharmonic during the 2023 Corfu Trumpet Festival. Her recent solo appearances also include performances in the New Works Recitals of both the International Women’s Brass and International Trumpet Guild Conferences.
Prior to her appointment at Texas Tech University, Bell taught at the University of South Alabama and Tarleton State University, as well as maintained an active private studio. She has presented masterclasses and recitals nationally and internationally, and has performed and presented clinics at the NACWPI, ITG, IWBC, and NYSMTA Conferences. She has been on the faculty of the Corfu Trumpet Festival, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and Florida State University Summer Music Camps.
Bell is the New Works Coordinator for the ITG, the Advertising Director for the IWBC Noteworthy Newsletter, and the Assistant Director of the 2024 Corfu Trumpet Festival. She holds her Doctor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance with a Doctoral Specialized Study in Arts Administration from Florida State University, a Master of Music in Performance from FSU, and a Bachelor of Music in Performance with a Certificate in Arts Administration from Indiana University.