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Brian Buerkle   [buerklebt]
Cincinnati Ohio United States
Southern Ohio Music Company
(513) 382-3516
Contact me for: Performance opportunities & Trumpet instruction
Brian Buerkle was born in 1974 in Cincinnati, Ohio. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and his Master’s Degree at Duqusene University’s Mary Pappert School of Music, Brian served as Second Trumpeter of the State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra. His primary teachers have included George Vosburgh, Neal Bernsten, Marie Speziale, Mario Guarneri, Adolph Herseth and Philip Collins. From February 2006 to August 2007, Brian served as acting 4th/Utility Trumpet with the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra. During the years preceding this appointment, while a regular substitute with the CSO, he recorded close to 10 award winning CDs on the Telarc label. He has also performed and recorded with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Symphony, West Virginia Symphony and the Burning River Brass. Brian is a member of several distinguished brass quintets, the exciting new Spectrum Brass, the PennPat Artist roster Pittsburgh Brass, the award winning Canterbury Brass, and the Queen City Brass. He has won numerous awards at the Music Academy of the West, the International Trumpet Guild and the National Trumpet Competition. Aside from his skills as a trumpeter, his published arrangements for brass ensemble and brass quintet have been played and recorded by such groups as the Canadian Brass, Summit Brass, Bay Brass, Washington Symphonic Brass, Queen City Brass and the Canterbury Brass. As a conductor, Brian has worked with the Sinfonia Chamber Brass, Cathedral Brass, Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Music Academy of the West, CCM Brass Choir and the Duquesne Contemporary Ensemble. Brian is also the current owner of Southern Ohio Music Company, a business specializing in the distribution of high quality brass sheet music, CDs, Warburton mouthpieces, and professional used instruments and accessories.