Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition

Carmine Caruso was one of the world’s greatest brass teachers. It is to this man and his work that the 2015 Carmine Caruso 
International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition 
is dedicated.

Event Schedule

Competition Poster

Saturday September 19, 2015

Ingrid Jensen master class on the teachings of Carmine Caruso

Competition Finals, with finalists:

Zubin Edalji

Max Goldschmid

Aidan Lombard

Hermon Mehari

Joshua Shpak

Gala Concert featuring judges Bobby Shew, Clay Jenkins, and Ingrid Jensen, the 5 finalists Zubin Edalji, Max Goldschmid, Aidan Lombard, Hermon Mehari, & Joshua Shpak, and the Sam Houston All Star Big Band led by Aric Schneller

*All events are free and open to the public. They will all be in the Concert Hall of the Gaertner Performing Arts Center at SHSU, with the finals streamed HERE.


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