The 47th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Session: Being Creative with Your Warmup
Stanley Curtis has developed a career as a trumpeter, teacher, composer, and early-music performer. After studying at the University of Alabama, the Cleveland Institute of Music and in the Netherlands on a Fulbright Scholarship, he received his Doctor of Music from Indiana University in 2005. In 1996, he won third prize in the ITG Altenburg International Baroque Trumpet Competition. Having retired from a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C., he was appointed trumpet professor at Colorado State University in 2018. In 2022 he became President of the Historic Brass Society. An avid performer, he serves as principal trumpet of the Fort Collins Symphony, and he has recorded two albums of solo trumpet music: Refracted Light and Orbits of Infinity. Stanley blogs on his own Trumpet Journey website and is a Bach artist.