Bryan Crisp

Bryan Crisp's Biography

Bryan Crisp has toured the United States extensively as a trumpet soloist and music educator. As a member of Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band and a previous member of Tim Zimmerman and The King's Brass, he has had the opportunity to perform as soloist in concert halls in nearly 40 states.

Bryan is a former winner of the National Trumpet Competition and Tennessee Trumpet Competition and is a recipient of the Blackburn Scholarship given by the International Trumpet Guild (ITG). He performs regularly with major orchestras, including the Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera and Dayton Philharmonic and is Associate Principal Trumpet of the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra. In addition, Bryan performs regularly with Broadway Across America productions in Cincinnati, OH and Dayton, OH.

As a music educator, Bryan works as a brass educator, music consultant and score editor for marching programs in the Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio areas and serves as Music Consultant/Brass Education Head for the multi-time Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) 5A State Champion Madison Central High School Band. He is also an active adjudicator with Drum Corps International (DCI), Bands of America (BOA), KMEA, Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA), ITG and the National Trumpet Competition. Bryan has previously held Instructor of Trumpet positions at Wittenberg University, Mount St. Joseph University, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts.

Bryan holds two undergraduate degrees from Tennessee Technological University in music education and music performance and a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He can be heard on nearly a dozen recordings, including Classic Hymns (DCD428, 2005), which is available through Summit Records. Bryan lives in Northern Kentucky with his beautiful wife Sarah, daughters Sadie and Georgia and two dogs Annie and Marty.

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