Plans are well underway for our July Symposium in New York City!
In addition to a varied program with over 40 presentations, there will be a private tour of the Musical Instruments Collection, a set of performances at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, concerts, and playing sessions. Watch this space for updates and further details!
We are very pleased to announce that Sabine Klaus will present the first Keynote Address at our July 2024 Symposium. In honor of the 100 th anniversary of Vincent Bach beginning his New York manufacturing venture, she will present “Myths and Facts about the Birth of the Modern Trumpet”. Sabine is Professor Emerita at the University of South Dakota, having served from 2000–2023 as the Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Curator of Brass Instruments at the National Music Museum, University of South Dakota. She is the author of the five-volume book series Trumpets and Other High Brass: A History Inspired by the Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, published by the National Music Museum (completion expected in 2024).